Phyllocnistis intermediella

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Phyllocnistis intermediella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Phyllocnistis
Species: P. intermediella
Binomial name
Phyllocnistis intermediella
Busck, 1900[1]

Phyllocnistis intermediella is a moth of the Gracillariidae family, known from Florida, U.S.A.[1]

The hostplants for the species include Mastichodendron foetidissimum, and Sideroxylon pallidum. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine is found on the underside of the leaf. It has the form of a long, whitish, irregular serpentine just below the epidermis, confined to one side of the leaf and not crossing the main rib.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Phyllocnistis intermediella Busck, 1900 at the Global Taxonomic Database of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera).