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Nepticulidae
160081.000053Zimmermannia obrutella – (Zeller, 1873)
Distribution Data for Zimmermannia obrutella
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Taxonomic Notes: Ectoedemia obrutella (Zeller, 1873) is transferred to Zimmermannia and includes as synonyms 0053.2 Ectoedemia piperella Wilkinson & Newton, 1981 and 0058.1 Ectoedemia reneella Wilkinson, 1981. ZooKeys, 628: 65-246. Ectoedemia obrutella sensu Wilkinson & Newton, 1981, formerly 0053, is a synonym of 0055 Zimmermannia bosquella (Chambers, 1878), ZooKeys, 628: 65-246.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • 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.
  • Wilkinson, C., P.J. Newton, 1981. The micro-lepidopteran genus Ectoedemia Busck (Nepticulidae) in North America. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie, 124: 27-92.
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