Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Bucculatrix staintonella (Chambers, 1878)


Family: Bucculatricidae
Subfamily:
Identification:
Wing Span: 0.65-0.9 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae make mines in new leaves of Heartleaf Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium) very early in the growing season.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, South Dakota and West Virginia.
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