Phyllonorycter lucidicostella (Clemens, 1859)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES lucidicostella
AUTHOR(Clemens, 1859)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONL.[ithocolletis] Lucidicostella.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Kentucky.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated, "5 Ky. (a good spec.)", CMCZ (Hagen 1884: 152); "two types, one perfect, the other without abdomen and hind wings", (gender not stated), ANSP (Busck 1903: 187); 4 Syntypes ex coll. Clemens, 2 Syntypes ex coll. Chambers, coll. Stainton, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Clemens, B. 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 2 - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1859]:317–328.
PAGINATION 318–319

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Canada Ontario Ferguson, D. C. 1975. Host records for Lepidoptera reared in eastern North America. - Technical Bulletin. United States Department of Agriculture, Washington (1521):1–49. 42
Canada Quebec Yoshimoto, C. M. 1977. The North American species of the genus Achrysocharoides (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). - Canadian Entomologist 109(7):907–930. 918
United States, US Minnesota Heppner, J. B. & Dixon, W. N. 1995. Potential spread of Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Phyllocnistinae) in the United States. - American Entomologist 41(2):110–113. 110
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 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 Kentucky 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 Pennsylvania Dyar, H. G. [1903]. A list of the North American Lepidoptera and key to the literature of this order of Insects. - Bulletin of the United States National Museum 52 (1902):xix + 1–723. 549
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 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 North Carolina Braun, A. F. 1939. Notes and new species: Gracilariidae [sic] (Microlepidoptera). - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 32:279–287. 279
United States, US   Clemens, B. 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 2 - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1859]:317–328. 319

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Sapindaceae Acer floridanum U.S.A. Braun, A. F. 1939. Notes and new species: Gracilariidae [sic] (Microlepidoptera). - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 32:279–287. 279
Sapindaceae Acer saccharinum U.S.A. Clemens, B. 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 2 - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1859]:317–328. 319
Sapindaceae Acer saccharum U.S.A. Ely, C. R. 1918. A revision of the North-American Gracilariidae [sic] from the standpoint of venation. - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 19B (1917)(1–4):29–77. 56
Sapindaceae Acer saccharum Canada Ferguson, D. C. 1975. Host records for Lepidoptera reared in eastern North America. - Technical Bulletin. United States Department of Agriculture, Washington (1521):1–49. 42
Sapindaceae Acer sp.   Ferguson, D. C. 1975. Host records for Lepidoptera reared in eastern North America. - Technical Bulletin. United States Department of Agriculture, Washington (1521):1–49. 42
*   Tentiform mine on underside of leaf.

*   The record on Acer pseudoplatanus (Chambers 1871: 57) should be confirmed. The records of Quercus alba L. and Quercus sp. (Godfrey et al. 1987: 16) are probably erroneous (Maier & Davis 1989: 15).

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Eulophidae Achrysocharoides clypeatus Canada Kamijo, K. 1991. Revision of North American Achrysocharoides (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). - Akitu, N. S. 124:1–34. 21
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