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Species Stigmella rosaefoliella - Hodges#0078

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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 (sanguisorbae group)
Species rosaefoliella (Stigmella rosaefoliella - Hodges#0078)
Hodges Number
0078
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stigmella rosaefoliella (Clemens, 1861)
Nepticula rosaefoliella Clemens, 1861
Identification
"The larva is lemon-yellow; head and spot on the middle of the second segment pale brown" (1).
Food
Larvae mine on Rosa species.
Life Cycle
"The mine is very serpentine, frequently running around the edge of the leaf including its teeth, moderately broad, nearly filled with a broad blackish-brown frass line, the grains of which are dispersed or have a wavy arrangement, in the later part of the mine. In the early portion, the tract is filled with the excrement of the larva" (1).
Print References
Clemens, B. 1861. Micro-Lepidopterous Larvae. Notes on a Few Species, the Imagos of Which Are Probably Undescribed. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia. 1: 85-86 (1).
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