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Species Bucculatrix staintonella - Hodges#0513

Leafminer, aster - Bucculatrix staintonella Leafminer, aster - Bucculatrix staintonella Leafminer, aster - Bucculatrix staintonella St. Andrews leaf miner on Helenium amarum SA1410 2018 1 - Bucculatrix staintonella St. Andrews leaf miner on Helenium amarum SA1410 2018 3 - Bucculatrix staintonella St. Andrews leaf miner on Helenium amarum SA1410 2018 9 - Bucculatrix staintonella Bucculatrix staintonella - male Unidentified moth - Bucculatrix staintonella
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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 Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Genus Bucculatrix
No Taxon (Section II (aster and mint leafminers))
Species staintonella (Bucculatrix staintonella - Hodges#0513)
Hodges Number
0513
Explanation of Names
Author: Chambers, 1878
Food
Larvae make mines in new leaves of Heartleaf Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium) very early in the growing season. Terry Harrison
Life Cycle
One generation a year. (Info from Terry Harrison)
Life cycle images of leaf mines, larva, and adult by Terry Harrison
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