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Nepticulidae
160048.000064Stigmella oxyacanthella (Stainton, 1854)
Distribution Data for Stigmella oxyacanthella
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Synonymy: Nepticula oxyacanthella Stainton, 1854
Nepticula aeneella of authors not Heinemann, 1862
Nepticula cotoneastri Sorhagen, 1922
Nepticula oxyacanthaecolella Doubleday, 1859
Micropteryx pomivorella Packard, 1870
Taxonomic Notes: Stigmella oxyacanthella (Stainton, 1854) replaces Stigmella pomivorella (Packard, 1870), apparently introduced from Europe in the 19th century, ZooKeys. 628: 65-246.
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., 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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