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330108.000587Caloptilia alnivorella (Chambers, 1875) – Alder Leafminer
Distribution Data for Caloptilia alnivorella
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Synonymy: Gracilaria alnivorella Chambers, 1875
Tinea elongella of authors not Linnaeus, 1761
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 3.2f, 3.3f; p. 53. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Caloptilia alnivorella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Caloptilia alnivorella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell

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