Phyllonorycter fitchella (Clemens, 1860)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES fitchella
AUTHOR(Clemens, 1860)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONL.[ithocolletis] Fitchella.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Kentucky.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated, "2 Ky. Zell.", CMCZ (Hagen 1884: 152); "one type in good condition", ANSP (Busck 1903: 204).
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTReplacement name vor Argyromiges quercifoliella Fitch, 1859, a secondary homonym of Lithocolletis quercifoliella Zeller, 1839.
PUBLICATION Clemens, B. 1860b. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 5 - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1860]:203–221.
PAGINATION 207–208

Species pictures

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
quercetorum (Frey & Boll, 1873) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Canada Quebec Handfield, L. 1997. Liste des Lépidoptères du Québec et du Labrador. - Fabreries 7(Supplément):1–155. 30
Canada British Columbia Pohl, G. R., Cannings, R. A., Landry, J.-F., Holden, D. G. & Scudder, G. G. E. 2015. Checklist of the Lepidoptera of British Columbia, Canada. - — :294 pp.. 43
Canada Manitoba Pohl, G. R., Landry, J.-F., Schmidt, B. C., Lafontaine, J. D., Troubridge, J. T., Macaulay, A. D., van Nieukerken, E. J., DeWaard, J. R., Dombroskie, J. J., Klymko, J., Nazari, V. & Stead, K. 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. - — :1–580. 53
Canada Ontario Pohl, G. R., Landry, J.-F., Schmidt, B. C., Lafontaine, J. D., Troubridge, J. T., Macaulay, A. D., van Nieukerken, E. J., DeWaard, J. R., Dombroskie, J. J., Klymko, J., Nazari, V. & Stead, K. 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. - — :1–580. 53
United States, US Texas Zeller, P. C. 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Dritte Abtheilung. - Verhandlungen der zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 25:205–360, pls. 8–10. 346
United States, US Illinois Godfrey, G. L., Cashatt, E. D. & Glenn, M. O. 1987. Microlepidoptera from the Sandy Creek and Illinois River Region: An annotated checklist of the suborders Dacnonypha, Monotrysia, and Ditrysia (in part) (Insecta). - — :1–44. 16
United States, US New York Fitch, A. 1859. Report on the noxious, beneficial and other insects of the State of New York. Fifth Report. - — :[Chapter pagination: 47–58. 47 (as quercifoliella)
United States, US Colorado Chambers, V. T. 1877a. Art. VI. The Tineina of Colorado - Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 3(1):121–145. 139
United States, US Maine Brower, A. E. 1984. A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine, Part 2: The Microlepidoptera, Section 2; Cosmopterigidae through Hepialidae. - — 114:i–x, 1–70. 39
United States, US Michigan Nielsen, M. C. 1998. Preliminary list of Michigan moths: the Microlepidoptera. - Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society 43(4):1, 4–14. 4
United States, US Vermont Grehan, J. R., Parker, B. L., Nielsen, G. R., Miller, D. H., Hedbor, J. D., Sabourin, M. & Griggs, M. S. 1995. Moths and butterflies of Vermont (Lepidoptera). A faunal checklist. - — :i–xi, 1–95. 6
United States, US Missouri Hagen, H. A. 1884. The types of Tineina in the collection of the museum in Cambridge, Mass. - Papilio 4(9–10):96–99, 151–154. 152
United States, US Massachusetts Frey, H. & Boll, J. 1873. Nordamerikanische Tineen. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 34(4–6):201–224. 208 (as quercetorum)
United States, US Florida Heppner, J. B. 2013. Florida Lepidoptera Biodiversity: distributions and phenologies. - Lepidoptera Novae 6(2–4):65–128. 79
United States, US Connecticut Maier, C. T. 1988c. Gracillariid hosts of Sympiesis marylandensis (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in New England. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(5):728–732. 731
United States, US Kentucky Chambers, V. T. 1879a. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 11:72–75, 89–93, 118–119, 125–127. 90
United States, US Pennsylvania Chambers, V. T. 1879a. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 11:72–75, 89–93, 118–119, 125–127. 90

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fagaceae Quercus alba U.S.A. Godfrey, G. L., Cashatt, E. D. & Glenn, M. O. 1987. Microlepidoptera from the Sandy Creek and Illinois River Region: An annotated checklist of the suborders Dacnonypha, Monotrysia, and Ditrysia (in part) (Insecta). - — :1–44. 16
Fagaceae Quercus bicolor U.S.A. Needham, J. G., Frost, S. W. & Tothill, B. H. 1928. Leaf-mining insects. - — :viii+351 pp.. 286
Fagaceae Quercus castanea U.S.A. Frey, H. & Boll, J. 1873. Nordamerikanische Tineen. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 34(4–6):201–224. 208
Fagaceae Quercus ilicifolia U.S.A. Maier, C. T. & Davis, D. R. 1989. Southern New England host and distributional records of Lithocolletinae Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera), with comparison of host specificity in temporate regions. - Miscellaneous Publications of the Entomological Society of America 70:i–v, 1–23. 13
Fagaceae Quercus macrocarpa U.S.A. Maier, C. T. & Davis, D. R. 1989. Southern New England host and distributional records of Lithocolletinae Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera), with comparison of host specificity in temporate regions. - Miscellaneous Publications of the Entomological Society of America 70:i–v, 1–23. 13
Fagaceae Quercus prinoides U.S.A. Maier, C. T. 1988c. Gracillariid hosts of Sympiesis marylandensis (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in New England. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(5):728–732. 731
Fagaceae Quercus prinus U.S.A. Frey, H. & Boll, J. 1873. Nordamerikanische Tineen. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 34(4–6):201–224. 208
Fagaceae Quercus sp. U.S.A. Fitch, A. 1859. Report on the noxious, beneficial and other insects of the State of New York. Fifth Report. - — :[Chapter pagination: 47–58. 47
Fagaceae Quercus stellata U.S.A. Maier, C. T. & Davis, D. R. 1989. Southern New England host and distributional records of Lithocolletinae Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera), with comparison of host specificity in temporate regions. - Miscellaneous Publications of the Entomological Society of America 70:i–v, 1–23. 13
*   Tentiform mine on underside of leaf.

*   The record of Robinia pseudoacacia L. [Fabaceae] (Brower 1984) is probably erroneous (Maier & Davis 1989: 13).

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Eulophidae Sympiesis marylandensis U.S.A. Maier, C. T. 1988c. Gracillariid hosts of Sympiesis marylandensis (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in New England. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(5):728–732. 731