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33a0331 – 0826   Phyllonorycter leucothorax (Walsingham, 1907)
Distribution Data for Phyllonorycter leucothorax
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Distribution: CA, OR - Eiseman & Davis (2020).
Type locality: Santa Cruz Mountains, CA.
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Synonymy: Lithocolletis leucothorax Walsingham, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Phyllonorycter leucothorax (Walsingham, 1907), formerly in the genus Cameraria, is treated as a member of the genus Phyllonorycter in Eiseman & Davis (2020), Zootaxa, 4751(2): 221, following Gates et al. 2002: 222.
  • Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 34: 278; pl. 21, fig. 2.
  • 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.
  • Gates, M.W., J.M. Heraty, M.E. Schauff, D.L. Wagner, J.B. Whitfield, & D.B. Wahl, 2002. Survey of the parasitic Hymenoptera on leafminers in California. Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 11(2): 213-270.
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Phyllonorycter leucothorax
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