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Subfamily Phyllocnistinae

Common Aspen Leaf Miner - Hodges #0852 (Phyllocnistis populiella) - Phyllocnistis populiella Phyllocnistis insignis Gracillariidae wild mine on Virginia Creeper - Phyllocnistis ampelopsiella Gracillariidae, upper side of leaf - Phyllocnistis insignis Boynton Beach leaf miner on Swietenia mahagoni D1258 2018 4 - Phyllocnistis meliacella Deerfield Beach leaf miner on Parthenocissus quinquefolia D1305 2018 1 - Phyllocnistis ampelopsiella Phyllocnistis liquidambarisella Pennsylvania Moth - Phyllocnistis insignis
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Classification
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)
Numbers
One genus in North America, Phyllocnistis.