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36a0052 – 0477   Leucoptera erythrinella Busck, 1900
             Coral Bean Leaf Miner

Stuart Marcus
Distribution: Florida to Texas.
Type locality: Palm Beach, FL.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Erythrina herbacea
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Leucoptera erythrinella Busck, 1900
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1900. New species of moths of the superfamily Tineina from Florida. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 23(1208): 239.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Leucoptera erythrinella
Stuart Marcus

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