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Species Phyllonorycter bataviella - Hodges#0739

moth - Phyllonorycter bataviella
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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 Lithocolletinae
Genus Phyllonorycter
Species bataviella (Phyllonorycter bataviella - Hodges#0739)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllonorycter bataviella (Braun, 1908)
Lithocolletis bataviella Braun, 1908 (1)
There are eighty-one named species of Phyllonorycter in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 8.5 mm. (1)
Northeastern United States and Canada.
Most records are from April through August. (2)
Larval host is Quercus (oak)
Life Cycle
Leaf miner
See Also
Moth Photographers Group - pinned plates of related species. - 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)
Internet References