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platanella group

Sycamore Leaf Miner [Ectoedemia? platanella??] ID Request - Ectoedemia platanella Ectoedemia similella St. Andrews leaf miner on Platanus occidentalus SA223 Cameraria maybe 2015 1 - Ectoedemia platanella Sandy creek park Durham leaf miner on Platanus occidentalis D334 2016 1 - Ectoedemia clemensella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Platanus occidentalis Ectoedemia platanella 2018 1 - Ectoedemia platanella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Carya tomentosa D1096 2018 1 - Ectoedemia virgulae moth - Ectoedemia - male Ectoedemia platanella
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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 Ectoedemia
No Taxon platanella group
4 described species and at least 2 undescribed, all in North America (1)
3 species on sycamore; 3 on Fagales (oak, hazelnut, hickory)
Internet References
Doorenweerd, Camiel, Erik J. van Nieukerken, and Steph B. J. Menken. 2015. A global phylogeny of leafmining Ectoedemia moths (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae): exploring host plant family shifts and allopatry as drivers of speciation. PLoS ONE 10(3):e0119586. (available here)