birch leaf miner


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Noun1.birch leaf miner - small black sawfly native to Europe but established in eastern United Statesbirch leaf miner - small black sawfly native to Europe but established in eastern United States; larvae mine the leaves of birches causing serious defoliation
sawfly - insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant
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Preliminary life tables and notes on mortality factors of the birch leaf miner, Fenusa pusilla (Lepeletier) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae), on blue birch, Betula caerulea grandis Blanchard, in Quebec.
Other serious warming-related diseases include the larch saw fly, spruce bud worm, birch leaf miner, aspen leaf miner, spruce aphid and birch leaf rollers.