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Species Stigmella populetorum - Hodges#0084

Leaf mine on Cottonwood - Stigmella populetorum Leaf mine on Cottonwood - Stigmella populetorum leaf mine on Aspen - Stigmella populetorum Stigmella ex Populus balsamifera - Stigmella populetorum linear-blotch mine on Populus deltoides (empty) - Stigmella populetorum linear-blotch mine on Populus deltoides (empty) - Stigmella populetorum linear-blotch mine on Populus deltoides (empty) - Stigmella populetorum linear-blotch mine on Populus deltoides (empty) - Stigmella populetorum
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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 (salicis group)
Species populetorum (Stigmella populetorum - Hodges#0084)
Hodges Number
0084
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stigmella populetorum (Frey & Boll, 1878)
Nepticula populetorum Frey & Boll, 1878
Stigmella aromella Wilkinson & Scoble, 1979 (synonymy by van Nieukerken & Eiseman in (1))
* phylogenetic sequence #002400
Size
Wingspan about 4-6 mm. (2), (3), (4)
Range
Records from British Columbia, California, Texas, Indiana, Ontario, Maine, Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. (2), (3), (4)
Food
Larvae mine leaves of Populus spp.
Print References
Frey H. & J. Boll 1878. Tineen aus Texas. Entomologische Zeitung 39(7-9): 276-277
Wilkinson, Christopher and M. J. Scoble. 1979. The Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) of Canada. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 107:1-129.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.). 2023. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
4.Nepticulidae of North America.
Annette F. Braun. 1917. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 43: 155-209.