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For the United States & Canada

betulicola group

Stigmella adult from Red Alder - Stigmella undescribed-species-on-alnus St. Andrews leaf miner on Vaccinium corymbosum SA245 aborted Coptodisca maybe 2015 1 - Stigmella corylifoliella Stigmella caryifoliella mines on alnus incana - Stigmella Carya ovata host - Stigmella caryaefoliella Lake Aberdeen leaf miner on Morella carolinensis D548 2017 1 - Stigmella Stage Coach Road Eagle Spur Leaf miner on Carpinus caroliniana D753 2017 1 - Stigmella unknown leaf mine on elm - Stigmella Nepticulidae on Ninebark - Stigmella corylifoliella
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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 betulicola group
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
corylifoliella species group
Explanation of Names
Author: Johansson, 1971
Numbers
8 species in North America; 36 spp. worldwide (1)
Food
Larvae are leafminers in trees and shrubs of the order Fagales (Betulaceae, Fagaceae, Myricaceae); 1 species is polyphagous