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33a0342 – 0774   Phyllonorycter nipigon (Freeman, 1970)
             Balsam Poplar Leaf Blotch Miner

David Reed
Field Marks:
Davis & Deschka, 2001: 22; figs. 7-12, 19, 30, 31, 94-136,2 39-241, 427, 428; map 2.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Lithocolletis nipigon Freeman, 1970
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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: 1-89.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 3.33m; p. 56. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Phyllonorycter nipigon
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