Phyllonorycter populiella (Chambers, 1878)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES populiella
AUTHOR(Chambers, 1878)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONL.[ithocolletis] populiella, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Kentucky.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype (gender not stated), consists of only 2 forewings glued to the pin, designated by Freeman (1970: 280), CMCZ. (see Davis & Deschka 2001: 48); "1 Ky. (not recognizable)", CMCZ (Hagen 1884: 152).
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Chambers, V. T. 1878a. Art. III. Descriptions of New Tineina from Texas, and Others from More Northern Localities. - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(1):79–106.
PAGINATION 101

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Canada British Columbia Dyar, H. G. 1904. Lepidoptera of the Kootenai District. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 27:1–938. 937
United States, US Kentucky Chambers, V. T. 1878a. Art. III. Descriptions of New Tineina from Texas, and Others from More Northern Localities. - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(1):79–106. 101
United States, US Ohio Chambers, V. T. 1878a. Art. III. Descriptions of New Tineina from Texas, and Others from More Northern Localities. - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(1):79–106. 101
United States, US District of Columbia 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. 49
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:  Historical records from British Columbia, Canada have been deemed erroneous (Pohl et al. 2018: 54).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Salicaceae Populus alba U.S.A. Braun, A. F. 1908b. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 34(4):269–357, pl. XX–XXIV. 304
Salicaceae Populus balsamifera 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. 357
Salicaceae Populus dilatata U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1875b. Tineina of the Central United States. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(2):97–121. 106
Salicaceae Populus dilatata U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1875b. Tineina of the Central United States. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(2):97–121. 106
Salicaceae Populus grandidentata 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. 48
Salicaceae Populus nigra 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. 357
Salicaceae Populus 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. 122
Salicaceae Populus tremuloides U.S.A. Busck, A. 1904. Tineid moths from British Columbia, with descriptions of new species. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 27(1375):745–778. 770
Salicaceae Populus × canescens 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. 48
*   Tentiform mine on underside leaf.