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51a1246 – 3338   Epinotia nanana (Treitschke, 1835)
             European Spruce Needleminer

© John Lee
Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Coccyx nanana Treitschke, 1835
Eucosma domonana Kearfott, 1907
Eucosma efficax Meyrick, 1912
Ephippiphora immetallana Peyerimhoff, 1863
Epinotia piceafoliana Kearfott, 1908
Steganoptycha waltavaarana Hoffmann, 1893
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 157.256. (out of print)
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Epinotia nanana
- gen. - © Tom Murray
Epinotia nanana
© Jean-Françis Landry
Epinotia nanana
11mm – © Jim Vargo
Epinotia nanana
10mm – © U. S. National Museum
Epinotia nanana
10mm – © U. S. National Museum

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