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Gracillariidae
330180.000656Parectopa plantaginisella (Chambers, 1872)

Charley Eiseman
Distribution: Type Locality: Kentucky.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Miner of Plantago Virginica.
Similar Species:
  • Parectopa pennsylvaniella has a head which varies from white to brown, not brown with distinct white lines above eyes as in plantaginisella.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
References
Parectopa plantaginisella
J. C. Jones
Parectopa plantaginisella
Microleps.org

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