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Emory oak leaf mine - Stigmella

Emory oak leaf mine - Stigmella
Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
February 5, 2018
Some leaves showing this type of mine were placed in a vial and hopefully will result in at least one adult emergence
Coordinates: 31.338498, -110.963254
Found on Emory Oak

Beneath the upper layer of this leaf mine
these two specimens:

Moved from ID Request.

I think this is one of the species I reared last spring, but it hasn't been identified yet. (See second photo for comment on the parasitoid.)

If I understand correctly
the mine was made by Stigmella (Nepticulidae) and parasitized by a Eulophidae. In such case, I should unlink them and refer to each other in the comments. Right?

You understand correctly...
...there is no such thing as a leaf-mining wasp, so any wasp you find in (or rear from) a mine is a parasitoid. Unless you count sawflies as wasps.

It isn't strictly necessary to unlink the images; the only reason to do that is to prevent someone from accidentally moving moth images to the wasp section or vice versa. If you do unlink them, it is important to cross-reference them, ideally with thumbnail images and explanation in the "Remarks" section, but in the comments (as you have done) is fine too.

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