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Genus Zimmermannia

micro moth - Zimmermannia Ectoedemia? - Zimmermannia Ectoedemia sp. - Zimmermannia Small, mottled Florida moth - Zimmermannia Unidentified Ectodoemia Moth - Hodges #058.97 - Zimmermannia The Smallest Moth I Have Ever Seen - Zimmermannia Zimmermannia bosquella Zimmermannia bosquella
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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 Zimmermannia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly considered a subgenus of Ectoedemia (Ectoedemia castaneae group)
5 described species in North America; 17 worldwide
Larvae are barkminers
"As a result of our revision we reduce the number of valid species in Eastern North America to five, synonymising eight names, and reviving two old names. We will more extensively diagnose and illustrate these species in a forthcoming publication. There are more North American species in this genus, particularly in the West and South, but these are all unnamed species." (1)