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Species Phyllonorycter bataviella - Hodges#0739

moth - Phyllonorycter bataviella
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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 Lithocolletinae
Genus Phyllonorycter
Species bataviella (Phyllonorycter bataviella - Hodges#0739)
Hodges Number
0739
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllonorycter bataviella (Braun, 1908)
Lithocolletis bataviella Braun, 1908 (1)
Numbers
There are eighty-one named species of Phyllonorycter in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan 8.5 mm. (1)
Range
Northeastern United States and Canada.
Season
Most records are from April through August. (2)
Food
Larval host is Quercus (oak)
Life Cycle
Leaf miner
See Also
Moth Photographers Group - pinned plates of related species.
microleps.org - has information on related species.
Print References
Braun, A.F. 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. (1), p. (278) (read online)
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