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

cambium miners
Phytobia spp. Lioy 1864

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cambium miners
Phytobia spp.
James Solomon

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Brachycera
Infraorder: Acalyptratae
Superfamily: Opomyzoidea
Family: Agromyzidae
Subfamily: Phytomyzinae
Genus: Phytobia

Other System Links

ITIS: 144116


Common Name Reference: Johnson, W.T. and H.H. Lyon 1994. (2nd edition). Insects that feed on trees and shrubs. Cornell University Press., Ithaca, New York. 556 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 3. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: