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330300.00 – 0765   Phyllonorycter lucidicostella (Clemens, 1859)
             Lesser Maple Leaf Blotch Miner

© John Maxwell
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Synonymy: Lithocolletis lucidicostella Clemens, 1859
Lithocolletis ludicostella Riley, 1891
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 34: 281.
  • Clemens, B., 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 11: 319.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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Phyllonorycter lucidicostella
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Phyllonorycter lucidicostella
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Phyllonorycter lucidicostella
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Phyllonorycter lucidicostella

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