Phyllonorycter alni (Walsingham, 1891)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES alni
AUTHOR(Walsingham, 1891)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis alni.
TYPE LOCALITY 
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S)  
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTReplacement name for Lithocolletis alnivorella Chambers, 1875, a primary homonym of Lithocolletis alnivorella Ragonot, 1875.
PUBLICATION Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1891b. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' index with notes and descriptions of new species. - Insect Life 3:325–329.
PAGINATION 326

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
United States, US Colorado Chambers, V. T. 1875f. Teneina [sic] of Colorado. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(4):289–305. 302
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. 41

Notes:  The record of Maine (Brower 1984: 41) needs confirmation.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Betulaceae Alnus sp. U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1875f. Teneina [sic] of Colorado. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(4):289–305. 302
Betulaceae Alnus tenuifolia U.S.A. Braun, A. F. 1925a. New Microlepidoptera from the southwest. - Canadian Entomologist 57:147–150. 216
*   Large tentiform mine on underside of leaf.