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16a0019 – 0093.1   Stigmella caryaefoliella (Clemens, [1862])
Distribution Data for Stigmella caryaefoliella
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Synonymy: Nepticula caryaefoliella Clemens, [1862]
Stigmella juglandifoliella of authors not Clemens, [1862]
Stigmella ostryaefoliella of authors not Clemens, [1862]
Taxonomic Notes: Stigmella caryaefoliella (Clemens, 1861), formerly a synonym of Stigmella juglandifoliella (Clemens, [1862]), is reinstated as a valid species in Nieukerken et al. (2016).
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  • Clemens, B., 1861 [1862]. Micro-Lepidopterous Larvae. Notes on a few species, the imagos of which are probably undescribed. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 1(4): 83, 84.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • 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.
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