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Lyonetiidae
360198.000472Lyonetia prunifoliella – (Hübner, 1796)

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Similar Species: NA specimens of Lyonetia prunifoliella are placed in two BINs narrowly separated by DNA barcode and widely separated from Eurasian specimens.
Taxonomic Notes: Lyonetia prunifoliella (Hübner, 1796) includes as a synonym Lyonetia speculella Clemens, 1862 [0472] in Schmitt et al., (1996).
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Clemens, B., 1862. New American Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 1(5) 134.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 11.49f; p. 112. Book Review and ordering
  • Schmitt, J.S, Brown, M. W. and Davis, D. R., 1996. Taxonomy, Morphology, and Biology of Lyonetia prunifoliella(Lepidoptera: Lyonetiidae), a Leafminer of Apple. Entomological Society of America, 89(3) 334-345.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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