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Species Ectoedemia platanella - Hodges#0043

sycamore blotch mine - Ectoedemia platanella Sycamore Leaf Miner [Ectoedemia? platanella??] ID Request - Ectoedemia platanella St. Andrews leaf miner on Platanus occidentalus SA223 Cameraria maybe 2015 1 - Ectoedemia platanella Sandy creek park Durham leaf miner on Platanus occidentalis D333 2016 3 - Ectoedemia platanella Ectodoemia ex Platanus occidentalis - Ectoedemia platanella Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Platanus occidentalis D826 2017 1 - Ectoedemia platanella Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Platanus occidentalis D826 2017 3 - Ectoedemia platanella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Platanus occidentalis Ectoedemia platanella 2018 2 - Ectoedemia platanella
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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 Ectoedemia
No Taxon (platanella group)
Species platanella (Ectoedemia platanella - Hodges#0043)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ectoedemia platanella (Clemens, 1861)
Nepticula platanella Clemens, 1861
Nepticula maximella Chambers, 1873
* phylogenetic sequence #001175
Explanation of Names
Named for the host plant genus (Platanus).
Forewing length 1.8-2.3 mm. (1)
Wingspan 3.6-6.8 mm. (2)
Larvae mine the leaves of sycamore, including California sycamore (Platanus racemosa) and American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis). (1), (2)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p.37, pl.1.8f (1)
Wilkinson, C. & P.J. Newton 1981. The micro-lepidopteran genus Ectoedemia Busck (Nepticulidae) in North America. Tijdschrift voor entomologie 124(2-3): 51-54 (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Micro-Lepidopteran genus of Ectoedemia (Busck) Nepticulidae in North America
Christopher Wilkinson, P. J. Newton . 1981. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 124: 27-92.