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Hog Peanut Leafblotch Miner Moth (Leucanthiza amphicarpeaefoliella) Leaf blotch mine on American Hog Peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata) at the edge of a dense mixed forest.  Geotagged,Leucanthiza amphicarpeaefoliella,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Hog Peanut Leafblotch Miner Moth (Leucanthiza amphicarpeaefoliella)

Leaf blotch mine on American Hog Peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata) at the edge of a dense mixed forest.

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  1. Nice, you're a master of the obscure. Not a lot of people would document this or push for an ID, but you do, thank you for that. Posted one month ago

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''Leucanthiza amphicarpeaefoliella'' is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known from Québec, Canada, and the United States. The wingspan is about 8 mm.

The larvae feed on ''Amphicarpaea bracteata''. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a conspicuous white blotch mine on the upperside of the leaf.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Sep 14, 2019. Captured Sep 13, 2019 19:33 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/32.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO160
  • 100mm