Phyllonorycter alnicolella (Walsingham, 1889)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES alnicolella
AUTHOR(Walsingham, 1889)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis alnicolella sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Cal.[ifornia], Siskiyou County, Mount Shasta, e.l. Alnus incana, viii.1871, leg. Walsingham.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 1♂ and 1♀, coll. Walsingham, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889b. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' Index, with notes and descriptions of new species (cont.). - Insect Life 2:23–26, 51–54, 77–81, 116–120.
PAGINATION 80

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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 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. 52
Canada Quebec 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. 52
United States, US California Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889b. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' Index, with notes and descriptions of new species (cont.). - Insect Life 2:23–26, 51–54, 77–81, 116–120. 80
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. 40

Notes:  The record of Maine (Brower 1984: 40) needs confirmation. The identity of specimens from British Columbia (Canada) requires confirmation (Pohl et al. 2015: 43).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Betulaceae Alnus incana U.S.A. Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889a. La note suivante sur les premiers états de deux Microlépidoptéres. Séance du 11 decembre 1889. - Bulletin des Séances de la Société entomologique de France (1889):ccxxxiii–ccxxxiv. 80
*   Blotch mine on upperside of leaf.