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Gracillariidae
330108.000587Caloptilia alnivorella (Chambers, 1875) – Alder Leafminer

- Alexandre Anctil
Distribution: Type locality: Colorado.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Alnus spp.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gracilaria alnivorella Chambers, 1875
Tinea elongella of authors not Linnaeus, 1761
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: ACF3683
  • Chambers, V.T., 1875. Tineina of Colorado. Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science, 2(4): 298.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1946. Gracillariid studies (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera). The Canadian Entomologist, 78(5): 91-95.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Caloptilia alnivorella
- gen. - Alexandre Anctil
Caloptilia alnivorella
LG – McGuire Center Coll.
Caloptilia alnivorella
LG – (cc) U.S.N.M.
Caloptilia alnivorella
LG – (cc) U.S.N.M.
Caloptilia alnivorella
LG – (cc) U.S.N.M.
Caloptilia alnivorella
LG – (cc) U.S.N.M.

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