Phyllonorycter mariaeella (Chambers, 1875)


SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
SPECIES mariaeella
AUTHOR(Chambers, 1875)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONL.[ithocolletis] Mariaeella (n. sp.)
TYPE LOCALITYU.S.A., Mo.[Missouri], St. Louis County, Kirkwood.
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 3 syntypes (gender not stated).
COMMENTThis is perhaps a junior subjective synonym of Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella (Bouché, 1834). It was probably introduced into Canada (Ferguson 1975: 42). The Nearctic populations are also parthenogenetic, just like the Palaearct (Maier & Davis 1989: 13).
PUBLICATION Chambers, V. T. 1875b. Tineina of the Central United States. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(2):97-121.

Species Distribution

Canada Quebec Handfield, L. 2002. Additions, corrections et radiations à la liste des Lépidoptères du Quèbec. - Fabreries 27(1):1-46. 6
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 Missouri Chambers, V. T. 1875b. Tineina of the Central United States. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(2):97-121. 99
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

Host Plants

Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos orbiculatus 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. 13
Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos sp. 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. 356
Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos symphoricarpos U.S.A. Needham, J. G., Frost, S. W. & Tothill, B. H. 1928. Leaf-mining insects. - — :viii+351 pp.. 287
Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos vulgaris U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1875a. Tineina from Texas. - Canadian Entomologist 7(1):7-12, 30-35, 51-56 73-75, 92-95, 105-108. 99

*   Blotch mine on underside of leaf.