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saginella group

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Classification
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
Explanation of Names
Authors: Wilkinson & Scoble, 1979
Numbers
6 species in North America; 12 species worldwide (1)
Remarks
Leafminers on Fagaceae (oak and chestnut).