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have narrow wings and long legs. Gracillariinae have a distinct
head up resting posture supported by the
legs. The Lithocolletinae and
Phyllocnistinae rest with the head lowered or body horizontal.
generally spend the first few instars in a gallery and then a blotch mine.
They then feed externally, usually in a rolled leaf,
often shaped like a hanging cone.