Phyllonorycter auronitens (Frey & Boll, 1873)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES auronitens
AUTHOR(Frey & Boll, 1873)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONL.[ithocolletis] Auronitens nova spec.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A., Massachussetts], Cambridge.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 42°22'0" Longitude: -71°6'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated; "Cambridge (not Chambers)", CMCZ (Hagen 1884: 151); 1 Syntype in BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Frey, H. & Boll, J. 1873. Nordamerikanische Tineen. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 34(4–6):201–224.
PAGINATION 216–217

Species Distribution

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Canada Quebec Handfield, L. 1997. Liste des Lépidoptères du Québec et du Labrador. - Fabreries 7(Supplément):1–155. 30
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 Kentucky van Orden Covell, C. 1999. The butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. - — 6:i–liv, 1–220. 25
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
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. 730
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   Frey, H. & Boll, J. 1873. Nordamerikanische Tineen. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 34(4–6):201–224. 216
United States, US North Carolina Forbes, W. T. M. 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and neighbouring states. Part I. Primitive forms, Microlepidoptera, Pyraloids, Bombyces. - Memoirs of Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station 68:1–729. 192
United States, US Massachusetts 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. 151

Notes:  The record of Maine (Brower 1984: 40) is dubious (Maier & Davis 1989: 10).

Host Plants

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Betulaceae Alnus incana U.S.A. Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2002. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of America North of Mexico. - Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 69:1–824. 354
Betulaceae Alnus rubra U.S.A. Needham, J. G., Frost, S. W. & Tothill, B. H. 1928. Leaf-mining insects. - — :viii+351 pp.. 285
Betulaceae Alnus rugosa U.S.A. Frey, H. & Boll, J. 1873. Nordamerikanische Tineen. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 34(4–6):201–224. 217
Betulaceae Alnus rugosa 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. 10
Betulaceae Alnus sp. U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1878b. Art. IV. Tineina and their foodplants. - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(1):107–124. 121
*   Tentiform mine on underside of leaf.

*   The record of Ulmus sp. (Brower 1984: 40) is probably erroneous.

Species Parasitoids

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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. 730