Aspen Leaf Miner - Larva
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: Aug. 1, 2005
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Aspen Leaf Miner Larva

Common Name:  Aspen Leaf Miner or
                              Aspen Serpentine Leafminer

Latin Name:  Phyllocnistis populiella Chambers, 1875
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:  ~5 mm

Range: Alberta

Habitat:  Anywhere aspen grows

Time of year seen: June to September

Caterpillar's Diet: Trembling aspen, balsam poplar leaves 


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