Phyllonorycter nipigon (Freeman, 1970)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES nipigon
AUTHOR(Freeman, 1970)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis nipigon Freeman, new species
TYPE LOCALITY[Canada], Ontario, Fort William.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, nr. 10888, CNC; Paratypes 13♂ and 10♀, CNC.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Freeman, T. N. 1970b. Canadian species of Lithocolletis feeding on Salix and Populus (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 24(4):272–281.
PAGINATION 276, 278, figs. 5, 12

Species Distribution

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Canada Yukon Territory 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 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.. 44
Canada Ontario Freeman, T. N. 1970b. Canadian species of Lithocolletis feeding on Salix and Populus (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 24(4):272–281. 276
Canada Quebec Handfield, L. 2002. Additions, corrections et radiations à la liste des Lépidoptères du Quèbec. - Fabreries 27(1):1–46. 6
Canada Saskatchewan 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 Alberta Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 26
United States, US California Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 28
United States, US Colorado Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 29
United States, US Alaska Ferris, C. D., Kruse, J. J., Lafontaine, J. D., Philip, K. W., Schmidt, B. C. & Sikes, D. S. 2012. A checklist of the moths of Alaska. - Zootaxa 3571:1–25. 5

Notes:  This species has often been misidentified as P. salicifoliella (Chambers) (Davis and Deschka 2001, Pohl et al. 2015:44).

Host Plants

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Salicaceae Populus angustifolia 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. 26
Salicaceae Populus balsamifera Canada Freeman, T. N. 1970a. A new species of Cameraria on bur oak in Manitoba (Gracillaridae) [sic]. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 24(2):86–87. 278
Salicaceae Populus balsamifera U.S.A. Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 26
Salicaceae Populus balsamifera trichocarpa 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. 26
Salicaceae Populus fremontii 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. 26
Salicaceae Populus nigra 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. 26
Salicaceae Populus sp.   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. 356
Salicaceae Populus tremuloides U.S.A. Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 26
Salicaceae Populus tremuloides U.S.A. Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 29
Salicaceae Populus trichocarpa U.S.A. Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 28
Salicaceae Populus × acuminata 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. 26
Salicaceae Salix sp. U.S.A. Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 26
*   A blotch on the underside of the leaf.

Species Parasitoids

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Eulophidae Pnigalio sp.   Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 26
Eulophidae Sympiesis stigmata   Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 26
Eulophidae Zagrammosoma americanum   Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 26
Eulophidae Zagrammosoma multilineatum   Davis, D. R. & Deschka, G. 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (614):1–89. 26