Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


ponderosa pine needleminer
Coleotechnites moreonella (Heinrich)

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ponderosa pine needleminer
Coleotechnites moreonella
Larva(e)
Scott Tunnock


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Gelechioidea
Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Gelechiinae
Tribe: Teleiodini
Genus: Coleotechnites


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References

Common Name Reference: Web Search - http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/nr/fid/health/con-rpt-98.shtml
Scientific Name Reference: Nomina Insecta Nearctica Vol. 3 -