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Species Phyllonorycter platani - Hodges#0751

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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 platani (Phyllonorycter platani - Hodges#0751)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllonorycter felinelle (Heinrich, 1920) - synonymized by Deschka (1995).
Explanation of Names
Author: Staudinger, 1870
Larvae are leafminers on sycamore (Platanus spp.)
Print References
Deschka, Gerfried. 1995. Schmetterlinge als Einwanderer. Stapfia 37:77-128.
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