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Nepticulidae
160095.000047Ectoedemia occultella (Linnaeus, 1767) – Small Birch Leafminer
Distribution Data for Ectoedemia occultella
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Synonymy: • Phalaena occultella Linnaeus, 1767
• Lyonetia argentipedella Zeller, 1839
• Nepticula flexuosella Fologne, 1859
• Nepticula lindquisti Freeman, 1962
• Tinea mediofasciella Haworth, 1828
• Tinea mucidella Hόbner, 1817
• Tinea strigilella Thunberg, 1794
Taxonomic Notes: Ectoedemia occultella (Linnaeus, 1767) includes as a synonym 0047 Ectoedemia lindquisti (Freeman, 1962), ZooKeys. 628: 65-246 and Tijdschrift Voor Entomologie, 128(1): 79-80.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Van Nieukerken, E.J., 1985. A taxonomic revision of the western Palaearctic species of the subgenera Zimmermannia Hering and Ectoedemia Busck s. str. (Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae), with notes on their phylogeny. Tijdschrift voor entomologie, 128(1): 1-164.
  • 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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