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16a0078 – 0055   Zimmermannia bosquella (Chambers, 1878)

DNA - Mark Dreiling
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Synonymy: Nepticula bosquella Chambers, 1878
Nepticula bosqueella Chambers, 1878
Ectoedemia castaneae Busck, 1913
Ectoedemia heinrichi Busck, 1914
Ectoedemia helenella Wilkinson, 1981
Ectoedemia obrutella of authors not Zeller, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Zimmermannia bosquella (Chambers, 1878) is reinstated. This species replaces Ectoedemia heinrichi Busck, 1914 and includes as synonyms 0056 Ectoedemia castaneae Busck, 1913, 0058.2 Ectoedemia helenella Wilkinson, 1981, and 0053 Ectoedemia obrutella sensu Wilkinson & Newton, 1981, ZooKeys, 628: 65-246.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Van Nieukerken, E.J., C. Doorenweerd, R.J.B. Hoare, D.R. Davis, 2016. Revised classification and catalogue of global Nepticulidae and Opostegidae (Lepidoptera, Nepticuloidea). ZooKeys, 628: 65-246.
  • Wilkinson, C., P.J. Newton, 1981. The micro-lepidopteran genus Ectoedemia Busck (Nepticulidae) in North America. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie, 124: 27-92.
Zimmermannia bosquella
DNA - Charley Eiseman
Zimmermannia bosquella
Ken Childs
Zimmermannia bosquella
Ken Childs
Zimmermannia bosquella
Tom Murray
Zimmermannia bosquella
9mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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