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16a0017 – 0095.6   Stigmella betulicola (Stainton, 1856)
Distribution Data for Stigmella betulicola
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Genitalia: See Moth Dissection UK.
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Synonymy: Nepticula betulicola Stainton, 1856
Nepticula betulicolella Doubleday, 1859
Nepticula nanivora Petersen, 1930
Taxonomic Notes: Stigmella betulicola (Stainton, 1856) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico (van Nieukerken et al. 2016).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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.
  • Wheeler, J. et al., 2024. Moth Dissection UK, V.5.6 - Accessed 13.02.2024, species page.
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