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Species Stigmella villosella - Hodges#0080

Rubus Leaf Mine [=Stigmella? aurella?? or villosella??] ID Request - Stigmella villosella corridor on Rubus flagellaris - Stigmella villosella corridor on Rubus flagellaris - Stigmella villosella Unid Leafminer Grt1 - Stigmella villosella Unid Leafminer Grt1 - Stigmella villosella Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Rubus pensylvanicus D809 2017 1 - Stigmella villosella St. Andrews leaf miner on Rubus trivialis SA1474 2018 1 - Stigmella villosella Horseshoe farm leaf miner on Rubus pensilvanicus D4399 2023 1 - Stigmella villosella
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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 Stigmella
No Taxon (aurella group)
Species villosella (Stigmella villosella - Hodges#0080)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stigmella villosella (Clemens, 1861)
Nepticula villosella Clemens, 1861
Nepticula dallasiana Frey & Boll, 1876 (228) (1)
* phylogenetic sequence #002300
Explanation of Names
From host plant Rubus villosus, now synonymized with Rubus flagellaris.
Wingspan 3 mm. (1)
Larvae mine in blackberry (Rubus).
Print References
Clemens, B. 1861. Micro-lepidopterous larvae. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 1861: 84
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Notes on the North American species of Nepticula, with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera).
Annette F. Braun. 1912. The Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History 21(3): 84-101.