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Gracillariidae
330280.000748Phyllonorycter deceptusella (Chambers, 1879)
Distribution Data for Phyllonorycter deceptusella
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Host Plants:
Apple
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Synonymy: Lithocolletis deceptusella Chambers, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Phyllonorycter deceptusella (Chambers, 1879) is treated as nomen dubium, of unknown or doubtful use, in Landry & Wagner (1995).
References
  • Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 34: 298; pl. 23, fig. 14.
  • Landry, J.-F. & D.L. Wagner, 1995. Taxonomic review of apple-feeding species of Phyllonorycter Hübner (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) in North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 97(3): 621.
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