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Linear Blotch Leaf Mine - Acrocercops strigosa The mine starts out narrow, but expands into a huge, white blotch.<br />
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Host: Oak (Quercus sp.)<br />
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Host: Oak (Quercus sp.)<br />
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Host: Oak (Quercus sp.)<br />
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Linear Blotch Leaf Mine - Acrocercops strigosa

The mine starts out narrow, but expands into a huge, white blotch.

Host: Oak (Quercus sp.)

Linear Blotch Leaf Mine - Acrocercops strigosa The mine starts out narrow, but expands into a huge, white blotch.<br />
<br />
Host: Oak (Quercus sp.)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/107836/linear_blotch_leaf_mine_-_acrocercops_strigosa.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/107837/linear_blotch_leaf_mine_-_acrocercops_strigosa.html Acrocercops strigosa,Geotagged,Summer,United States

Linear Blotch Leaf Mine - Acrocercops strigosa The mine starts out narrow, but expands into a huge, white blotch.<br />
<br />
Host: Oak (Quercus sp.)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/107838/linear_blotch_leaf_mine_-_acrocercops_strigosa.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/107836/linear_blotch_leaf_mine_-_acrocercops_strigosa.html Acrocercops strigosa,Geotagged,Summer,United States

    comments (2)

  1. Amazing that you manage to identify these! Posted one year ago
    1. I agree! I figured out the ID and got it confirmed. But, it's all thanks to the internet and people like Charley Eiseman. I would be clueless without the knowledge shared by others! Posted one year ago

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''Acrocercops strigosa'' is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known from Quebec and the United States .

The larvae feed on oak (Quercus sp.). They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine starts as a white gallery, which suddenly expands into a very large whitish blotch.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 25, 2021. Captured Jul 4, 2020 21:59 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/197s
  • ISO640
  • 100mm