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Species Cameraria macrocarpella - Hodges#0828

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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 Cameraria
Species macrocarpella (Cameraria macrocarpella - Hodges#0828)
Hodges Number
0828
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cameraria macrocarpella (Frey & Boll, 1878)
Lithocolletis macrocarpella Frey & Boll, 1878
Numbers
There are more than 53 species of the genus Cameraria in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Braun (1908) listed the wingspan as 8.5-9 mm. (2)
Identification
Determined by Terry Harrison.
Range
Minnesota to Maine, south to Texas and Georgia.
Season
The adults are most common from April to August. (1)
Food
The larval host plants include Castanea spp. and Quercus macrocarpa.
Print References
Braun, Annette F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. University of Cincinnati, 328. (2)