Phyllonorycter aberrans

Phyllonorycter aberrans

''Phyllonorycter aberrans'' is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known Ohio, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, South Carolina and Tennessee in the United States.

The larvae feed on ''Desmodium'' species, including ''Desmodium canescens'' and ''Desmodium paniculatum''. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a white blotch mine, with a loosened epidermis which is very thin and almost pure white, on the upperside of the leaf
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyGracillariidae
GenusPhyllonorycter
SpeciesP. aberrans