Phyllonorycter arbutusella

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Phyllonorycter arbutusella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Phyllonorycter
Species: P. arbutusella
Binomial name
Phyllonorycter arbutusella
(Braun, 1908)[1]
Synonyms
  • Lithocolletis arbutusella Braun, 1908
  • Phyllonorycter arbutella (Meyrick, 1912)

Phyllonorycter arbutusella is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from the United States (California).[2]

The wingspan is about 8 mm.

The larvae feed on Arbutus menziesii. They mine the leaves of their host plant.

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