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160010.10 – 0086.1   Stigmella multispicata Rociené & Stonis, 2014

© M. J. Hatfield
Larva and
Host Plants:
Miner of Ulmus (elm).
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Stigmella multispicata Rociené & Stonis, 2014
Taxonomic Notes: Stigmella multispicata Rociené & Stonis 2014, n. sp., Zootaxa, 3737: 206, a nonnative species from Asian, is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, ZooKeys, 784: 95-125.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Nieukerken, E.J. van, D.O. Gilrein & C.S. Eiseman, 2018. Stigmella multispicata Rociene & Stonis, an Asian leafminer on Siberian elm now widespread in eastern North America. ZooKeys, 784: 95-125.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • 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.
Stigmella multispicata
© Greg Raterman
Stigmella multispicata
© Bill Johnson
Stigmella multispicata
© Jane & John Balaban
Stigmella multispicata
4mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Stigmella multispicata
© Thomas Wilson LG
on an introduced Ulmus sp

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