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Species Stigmella macrocarpae - Hodges#0088

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Nepticuloidea (Pygmy Leafmining Moths)
Family Nepticulidae
Genus Stigmella
No Taxon (saginella group)
Species macrocarpae (Stigmella macrocarpae - Hodges#0088)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stigmella macrocarpae (Freeman, 1967)
Nepticula macrocarpae Freeman, 1967
Stigmella latifasciella (Chambers, 1878) is a junior homonym of the European Stigmella latifasciella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
* phylogenetic sequence #002500
Explanation of Names
Specific name is taken from the host plant Quercus macrocarpa.
Wingspan 4 mm (Freeman, 1967).
Records from Indiana and southern Ontario, southeast to Maryland, south to South Carolina and Georgia. (1)
Type locality: Orillia, Ontario (12 August 1965).
Larvae leaf mine in bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) (Freeman, 1967).
Print References
Freeman, T.N. 1967. A new species of Nepticula on bur oak in Ontario (Nepticulidae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 6(1): 19-21 (PDF)