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Species Stigmella rhoifoliella - Hodges#0073

Leaf mine on poison Ivy - Stigmella rhoifoliella Leaf Mine - Stigmella rhoifoliella St. Andrews leaf miner on Toxicodendron radicans SA150 2015 6 - Stigmella rhoifoliella Unid Leafminer Gtr2 - Stigmella rhoifoliella Unid Leafminer Dtr5 - Stigmella rhoifoliella Unid Leafminer Gtr1 - Stigmella rhoifoliella Leaf mines - Stigmella rhoifoliella 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)
Species rhoifoliella (Stigmella rhoifoliella - Hodges#0073)
Hodges Number
0073
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stigmella rhoifoliella (Braun, 1912)
Nepticula rhoifoliella Braun, 1912 (1)
* phylogenetic sequence #002075
Explanation of Names
From Rhus, the (former) name of the genus including poison ivy, and the word for leaf.
Size
Wingspan 3.5 mm. (1)
Food
Larvae produce contorted linear mines in poison ivy leaves (Newton & Wilkinson 1982), (Illinois Wildflowers)
Print References
Braun, A.F. 1912. Notes on the North American species of Nepticula, with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera). The Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History 21(3): 93-94 (1)
Newton, P. J. and C. Wilkinson. 1982. A taxonomic revision of the North American species of Stigmella (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae). Systematic Entomology 7:367-463.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Notes on the North American species of Nepticula, with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera).
Annette F. Braun. 1912. The Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History 21(3): 84-101.