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Subfamily Phyllocnistinae

Leaf Miner [Phyllocnistis? liriodendronella??] ID Request/Confirmation - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Common Aspen Leaf Miner - Hodges #0852 (Phyllocnistis populiella) - Phyllocnistis populiella Leaf miner on Populus sp. - Phyllocnistis populiella St. Andrews leaf miner on Magnolia virginica SA119 Phyllocnistis liriodendronella maybe 2015 31 - Phyllocnistis magnoliella Magnolia Leaf Mine [=Phyllocnistis magnoliella?] ID Request - Phyllocnistis magnoliella Unid Leafminer WWpt9 - Phyllocnistis populiella Bull's island SC leaf miner on Persea borbonia BI1 Phyllocnistis subpersea maybe 2016 6 - Phyllocnistis early spring leaf mines in groundsel - Phyllocnistis insignis
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Family Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Phyllocnistinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Considered by some to be a separate family, Phyllocnistidae.
In a recent classification (1), Marmarinae, Oecophyllembiinae, and Phyllocnistinae s. str. are treated as tribes within Phyllocnistinae.
Explanation of Names
From the type genus Phyllocnistis, Greek meaning "leaf scraper." (2)
One genus in North America, Phyllocnistis.