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Gracillariidae
330264.000736Phyllonorycter apparella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) – Aspen Leaf Blotch Miner

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Synonymy: Lithocolletis apparella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
Lithocolletis atomariella Zeller, 1875
Lithocolletis ontario Freeman, 1970
Lithocolletis salicifoliella of authors not Chambers, 1875
Lithocolletis tremuloidiella Braun, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Phyllonorycter apparella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) includes are synonyms P. atomariella (Zeller, 1875) [0736], P. ontario (Freeman) [0779] and P. tremuloidiella (Braun) [0798] in Davis & Deschka (2001).
References
  • 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. New species of Lithocolletis. Entomological News, 19: 102 (tremuloidiella).
  • Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 34: 317 (tremuloidiella).
  • Davis, D. R. & G. Deschka, 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 614: 11; figs. 1-6, 18,27,42-84, 233-235,335-337, 341, 342, 359-361,423,424; MAP.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Microleps.org
Phyllonorycter apparella
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Phyllonorycter apparella
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Phyllonorycter apparella
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Phyllonorycter apparella
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Phyllonorycter apparella
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Phyllonorycter apparella
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