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Species Stigmella macrocarpae - Hodges#0088

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Nepticuloidea
Family Nepticulidae
Subfamily Nepticulinae
Tribe Nepticulini
Genus Stigmella
Species macrocarpae (Stigmella macrocarpae - Hodges#0088)
Hodges Number
0088
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.
Size
Wingspan 4 mm (Freeman, 1967).
Range
Records from Indiana and southern Ontario, southeast to Maryland, south to South Carolina and Georgia. (1)
Type locality: Orillia, Ontario (12 August 1965).
Food
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)