Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Apple Barkminer
Marmara elotella (Busck, 1909)


Family: Gracillariidae
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Caterpillar Hosts: Pyrus and Malus species, including Malus pumila and Malus sylvestris. They mine the twigs of their host plant. The larvae are sap feeders.
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Range: Massachusetts, Connecticut, Kentucky, Maine and Virginia
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