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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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.
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.