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prunifoliella group

Tiny Moth - Stigmella prunifoliella Nepticulidae IMG_1707 - Stigmella prunifoliella St. Andrews leaf miner on Rhus copallina Stigmella intermedia maybe 2015 4 - Stigmella intermedia Unid Leafminer Gps2 - Stigmella prunifoliella Unid Leafminer Gps4 - Stigmella prunifoliella Rhus typhina host - Stigmella intermedia Prunus serotina host - Stigmella prunifoliella Stigmella rhoifoliella
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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 prunifoliella group
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The name "prunifoliella group" is now preferred to the older “prunetorum group” because the prunifoliella group contains several North American species, whereas the name “prunetorum group” was based on a single European species. (1)
Numbers
6 described species in North America; 9 worldwide (1)
Food
Hosts are in Anacardiaceae (2 spp.), Malvaceae (1 sp.), Rhamnaceae (1 sp.), and Rosaceae (1 sp.); the host of S. cerea is unknown.