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33a0315 – 0750.2   Phyllonorycter elmaella Doganlar & Mutuura, 1980
             Western Tentiform Leafminer

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Distribution: Pacific Coast region from central Oregon to southern British Columbia.
Type locality: Burnaby, BC.
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Synonymy: Phyllonorycter elmaella Do?anlar & Mutuura, 1980
Lithocolletis sorbi of authors not Frey, 1855
Taxonomic Notes: Phyllonorycter elmaella: Phyllonorycter elamaella Doganlar & Mutuura, 1980, n. sp., Can. Ent., 112: 311-314.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Landry, J.-F. & D.L. Wagner, 1995. Taxonomic review of apple-feeding species of Phyllonorycter Hübner (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) in North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 97(3): 615; figs. 4, 11, 27-29.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Phyllonorycter elmaella
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