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Species Stigmella braunella - Hodges#0104

Linear leaf mines on Prunus ilicifolia - Stigmella braunella Linear leaf mines on Prunus ilicifolia - Stigmella braunella Catalina Cherry Leaf Mine - Stigmella braunella
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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 (lapponica group)
Species braunella (Stigmella braunella - Hodges#0104)
Hodges Number
0104
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stigmella braunella (Jones, 1933)
Nepticula braunella Jones, 1933
* phylogenetic sequence #002950
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Dr. Annette Frances Braun (1884-1978), a leading authority of microlepidoptera.
Size
Forewing length 2.5-3.1 mm. (1)
Wingspan is 5.4-6.6 mm.
Food
Described from rearings on cultivated cherry Prunus lyonii. (1)
Print References
Jones, W.W. 1933. The Description and Biology of Nepticula braunella (Lepidoptera-Nepticulidae), a New Species of Leaf Miner on Prunus ilicifolia Walp. and the Variety Integrifolia Sarg.. University of California publications in Entomology 6(4): 49-78, f.1-10
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.