Aspen (or Poplar) Leaf-miner Moth larva - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Phyllocnistis
Species: Populiella
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Leaf-miner Moths
Page Last Updated: November 12 2017
11 species
The Leaf-miner moth larva feeds between the epidermal
layers of the aspen (or poplar) leaf
Aspen (or Poplar) Leaf-miner Moth larva
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Phyllocnistis
Species: Populiella
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Aspen (or Poplar) Leaf-miner Moth larva (centre of aspen leaf) - approx. 1 cm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - May 2009
Aspen (or Poplar) Leaf-miner Moth larva - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - May 2009
Caloptilia Moth - approx. 7 mm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Caloptilia
Species: Bimaculatella?  Belfragella?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Caloptilia Moth - approx. 7 mm - High Park - June 2016
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Cremastobombycia
Species: Solidaginis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Goldenrod Leaf Miner Moth - approx. 5 mm - High Park - September 2016
Goldenrod Leaf Miner Moth - approx. 5 mm
Cherry Leaf Cone Roller - approx. 8 mm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Caloptilia
Species: Serotinella
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Cherry Leaf Cone Roller - approx. 8 mm - High Park - July 2016
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Parornix
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Parornix species - approx. 5 mm - High Park - August 2016
Parornix  species - approx. 5 mm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Leucospilapteryx
Species: Venustella
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Leucospilapteryx venustella - approx. 5 mm - High Park - August 2017
Leucospilapteryx venustella - approx. 5 mm
Sumac Leafblotch Miner - approx. 7 mm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Caloptilia
Species: Rhoifoliella
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Sumac Leafblotch Miner - approx. 7 mm - Thorncliffe Park - July 2014
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Genus: Cameraria
Species: Quercivorella?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Cameraria species - approx. 5 mm - High Park - August 2016
Cameraria  species - approx. 5 mm
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Genus: Bucculatrix
Species: Cuneigera?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Bucculatrix species - approx. 5 mm - High Park - June 2017
Bucculatrix  species - approx. 5 mm
Superfamily: Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and
Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Tischeriidae (Trumpet Leafminer Moths)
Genus: Coptotriche
Species: Citrinipennella
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Coptotriche citrinipennella - approx. 5 mm - High Park - June 2017
Coptotriche citrinipennella - approx. 5 mm
Superfamily: Tischerioidea (Trumpet Leafminer Moths)
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Nepticulidae
Genus: Etainia (also Ectoedemia)
Species: Sericopeza
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Norway Maple Seedminer - approx. 4 mm - High Park - September 2017
Norway Maple Seedminer - approx. 4 mm
Superfamily: Nepticuloidea (Pygmy Leafmining Moths)
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