No Common Name Proleucoptera smilaciella (Busck, 1900)  Synonyms: Hodges #0474.

Description:

Caterpillars make distinctive leaf mines on the leaves of Smilax.

Relationships:

Host plants include various species of Smilax.

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Proleucoptera smilaciella mine on Glaucous Greenbrier in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/19/2018). Verified by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Proleucoptera smilaciella mine on Glaucous Greenbrier in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/19/2018). Verified by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Proleucoptera smilaciella on Glaucous Greenbrier in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/19/2018). Verified by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Proleucoptera smilaciella leaf mine on Smilas in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/18/2013). Determined by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A Proleucoptera smilaciella leaf mine on Smilax in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/18/2013). Determined by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A Proleucoptera smilaciella in Aiken Co., South Carolina (5/22/2011). Determined by Maury J. Heiman/BugGuide. Photo by JC Jones. (MBP list)


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