Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Phyllonorycter maestingella (Müller, 1764)


Family: Gracillariidae
Subfamily: Lithocolletinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 0.7-0.9 cm
Life History:
Flight: The imago is bivoltine (depending on geographic location) flying in May and June and again in August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Beech (Fagus)
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Europe, Russia and British Columbia, Canada.
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