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Species Scrobipalpa acuminatella - Hodges#2024.1

Leaf mine - Scrobipalpa acuminatella Scrobipalpa acuminatella? on Cirsium vulgare - Scrobipalpa acuminatella Unid Leafminer WWci1 - Scrobipalpa acuminatella Bull thistle leaf miner - Scrobipalpa acuminatella Bull thistle leaf miner - Scrobipalpa acuminatella Leaf miner, Cirsium - Scrobipalpa acuminatella Gelechiidae, midrib mine on Tall Thistle - Scrobipalpa acuminatella  Gelechiidae, 2nd larva making new mine - Scrobipalpa acuminatella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gnorimoschemini
Genus Scrobipalpa
Species acuminatella (Scrobipalpa acuminatella - Hodges#2024.1)
Hodges Number
2024.1
Explanation of Names
Author: Sircom, 1850
Range
Widespread in Europe and Asia; documented by Landry et al. (2013) in Canada (ON, QC). Possibly introduced in North America.
Food
Larvae are leafminers in thistles (Carduus and Cirsium).
Print References
Landry, Jean-Fran├žois, Vazrick Nazari, Jeremy R. Dewaard, Marko Mutanen, Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde, Peter Huemer, and Paul D. N. Hebert. 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa 3749(1):1-93.
Internet References
Scrobipalpa acuminatella (Sircom, 1850) - Leafminers and plant galls of Europe