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Species Coptodisca lucifluella - Hodges#0247

Different Coptodisca?  - Coptodisca lucifluella St. Andrews leaf miner on Carya species Stigmella caryaefoliella maybe 2015 12 - Coptodisca lucifluella St. Andrews leaf miner on Carya tomentosa D1618 2019 1 - Coptodisca lucifluella St. Andrews leaf miner on Carya tomentosa SA1768 2020 2.1 - Coptodisca lucifluella St. Andrews leaf miner on Carya pallida SA1859 2020 2 - Coptodisca lucifluella Coptodisca lucifluella Coptodisca lucifluella Coptodisca lucifluella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Heliozelidae (Shield Bearer Moths)
Genus Coptodisca
Species lucifluella (Coptodisca lucifluella - Hodges#0247)
Hodges Number
0247
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coptodisca ella (Chambers, 1871) [Hodges # 0246]
Explanation of Names
Author: Clemens, 1860
Remarks
Recently discovered in Italy, where the larvae mine walnut leaves, but as far as is known this species only occurs on hickory in North America.
Print References
Bernardo, U., E. J. van Nieukerken, R. Sasso, M. Gebiola, L. Gualtieri, and G. Viggiani. 2015. Characterization, distribution, biology and impact on Italian walnut orchards of the invasive North-American leafminer Coptodisca lucifluella (Lepidoptera: Heliozelidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research (doi:10.1017/S0007485314000947)
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