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33a0307 – 0743   Phyllonorycter celtisella (Chambers, 1871)

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Distribution: Canada: ON; USA: CT, IA, IL, KY, MA, NC, OH, OK, TX - Eiseman & Davis (2020).
Type locality: Kentucky.
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Synonymy: Lithocolletis celtisella Chambers, 1871
Lithocolletis celtiella Meyrick, 1912
Lithocolletis nonfasciella Chambers, 1871
Lithocolletis pusillifoliella Frey & Boll, 1876
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 34: 309.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1871. Micro-Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 3: 129.
  • Eiseman, C.S. & D.R. Davis, 2020. Wrong side of the leaf: assigning some Lithocolletinae species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) to their proper genera. Zootaxa, 4751(2): 201-237.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. Adelidae, Micropterygidae, Gracilariadae. Lepidopterorum Catalogus , 6: 37.
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Phyllonorycter celtisella
© C. Eiseman, Eiseman & Davis (2020)
Phyllonorycter celtisella
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Phyllonorycter celtisella

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