Biology:Phyllonorycter juglandis

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Short description: Species of moth

Phyllonorycter juglandis
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Phyllonorycter
P. juglandis
Binomial name
Phyllonorycter juglandis
(Kumata, 1963)[1]
  • Lithocolletis juglandis Kumata, 1963

Phyllonorycter juglandis is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known from Hokkaidō island in Japan .[2]

The wingspan of this moth is 6.5–8 mm. The larvae feed on Juglans ailanthifolia and Pterocarya rhoifolia. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a ptychonomous leaf mine, situated between two veins or rarely along the margin of the lower surface of the leaves.


Wikidata ☰ Q7189072 entry