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Species Coptodisca lucifluella - Hodges#0247

Different Coptodisca?  - Coptodisca lucifluella moth - Coptodisca lucifluella moth - Coptodisca lucifluella St. Andrews leaf miner on Carya tomentosa Coptodisca maybe SA99 2015 1 - Coptodisca lucifluella St. Andrews leaf miner on Carya tomentosa Coptodisca maybe SA99 2015 2 - Coptodisca lucifluella Coptodisca lucifluella Moth - Coptodisca lucifluella Coptodisca? from Carya texana - 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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