Phyllonorycter incanella

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Phyllonorycter incanella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Phyllonorycter
Species: P. incanella
Binomial name
Phyllonorycter incanella
(Walsingham, 1889)[1]
Synonyms
  • Lithocolletis incanella Walsingham, 1889

Phyllonorycter incanella is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from California, Maine and Arizona in the United States.[2]

The wingspan is about 9 mm.

The larvae feed on Alnus species, including Alnus incana and Alnus rhombifolia. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a tentiform mine on either side of the leaf

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