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Species Epermenia pimpinella - Hodges#2330

Epermenia pimpinella Epermenia pimpinella, 2330 - Epermenia pimpinella leafminer of Chaerophyllum procumbens - Epermenia pimpinella leafminer of Chaerophyllum procumbens - Epermenia pimpinella leafminer of Chaerophyllum procumbens - Epermenia pimpinella Pennys Bend leaf miner maybe on Zizia aurea D1446 2019 1 - Epermenia pimpinella Pennys Bend leaf miner maybe on Zizia aurea D1446 2019 3 - Epermenia pimpinella Leaf mines - Epermenia pimpinella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Epermenioidea (Fringe-tufted Moths)
Family Epermeniidae (Fringe-tufted Moths)
Genus Epermenia
Species pimpinella (Epermenia pimpinella - Hodges#2330)
Hodges Number
2330
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1900 by Mary E Murtfeldt as Epermenia pimpinella
Explanation of Names
The host plant was known at the time this species was described as Pimpinella integerrima, though Taenidia integerrima is now considered to be the correct name.
Food
The larvae mine the leaves of Taenidia integerrima, a plant in the celery family
Internet References
The Canadian Entomologist, v.32, p.162    Mary Murtfeldt's original description of the species