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Nepticulidae
160014.000089Stigmella nigriverticella (Chambers, 1875)

[T] Steve Loftin
Description/
Field Marks:
Caution: all identifications of specimens, including those dissected or DNA barcoded, should be considered tentative. The type specimen of Stigmella nigriverticella is missing and it's true identity may be uncertain. Further investigation is needed.
Similar Species:
  • 0088 Stigmella macrocarpae has a wider medial white band.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Nepticula nigriverticella Chambers, 1875
Nepticula maculosella Chambers, 1880
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Stigmella nigriverticella
[T] Steve Nanz
Stigmella nigriverticella
[T] Dave Roberts
Stigmella nigriverticella
[T] Greg Raterman
Stigmella nigriverticella
[T] 4mm – Jim Vargo
Stigmella nigriverticella
LG - reared – Miss. Ent. Mus. (coll. by J. Vargo)

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