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Species Zimmermannia bosquella - Hodges#0055

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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 Zimmermannia
Species bosquella (Zimmermannia bosquella - Hodges#0055)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nepticula bosquella Chambers, 1878
Ectoedemia castaneae Busck, 1913
Ectoedemia heinrichi Busck, 1914
Ectoedemia helenella Wilkinson, 1981
Ectoedemia obrutella sensu Wilkinson & Newton, 1981
Larvae mine in oak bark; once reared from twig galls on chestnut