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Subfamily Phyllocnistinae

Common Aspen Leaf Miner - Phyllocnistis populiella Phyllocnistis citrella Phyllocnistis liriodendronella, 0849 - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Hueston woods OH leaf miner on Vitis 1 2016 2 - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella Phyllocnistis sp. - Phyllocnistis Blowing Rock Price Lake leaf miner on Asteraceae BR19 2016 1 - Phyllocnistis insignis Magnolia Serpentine leafminer  - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella P. vitifoliella ex Vitis labrusca - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella
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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.