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33a0335 – 0768   Phyllonorycter manzanita (Braun, 1925)

Ken R. Schneider
Distribution: Type locality: Mt. Wilson, Los Angeles Co., CA.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Similar Species:
  • Phyllonorycter insignis (Walsingham, 1889)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Lithocolletis manzanita Braun, 1925
  • 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., 1925. New Microlepidoptera from the southwest. The Canadian Entomologist, 57(6): 147-150.
  • 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 3.40f; p. 56. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Phyllonorycter manzanita
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Phyllonorycter manzanita
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Phyllonorycter manzanita
Ken R. Schneider
Phyllonorycter manzanita
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