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16a0052 – 0067   Stigmella purpuratella (Braun, 1917)
Distribution Data for Stigmella purpuratella
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Synonymy: Nepticula purpuratella Braun, 1917
Stigmella scinanella Wilkinson & Scoble, 1979
Taxonomic Notes: Stigmella purpuratella (Braun, 1917) includes as a synonym Stigmella scinanella Wilkinson & Scoble, 1979 (Van Nieukerken et al. 2016).
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  • 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.
Stigmella purpuratella
- holotype (scinanella) - LG – J. Gill (CNC)

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