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Gracillariidae
330223.000696Eucosmophora sideroxylonella Busck, 1900
Distribution Data for Eucosmophora sideroxylonella
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Distribution: Type Locality: Palm Beach, FL.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Tropical Lepidoptera, 13(1-2): 20.
Genitalia: See Tropical Lepidoptera, 13(1-2): figs. 147-149, 178-180.
Similar Species:
  • Other species in genus, dissection required.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Eucosmophora sideroxylonella Busck, 1900
Acrocercops sideroxylella Meyrick, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Eucosmophora sideroxylonella: Formerly placed in the genus Acrocercops. South Florida and Cuba.
References
  • Busck, A., 1900. New species of moths of the superfamily Tineina from Florida. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 23(1208): 250.
  • Davis, D.R. & D.L. Wagner, 2005. Biology and Systematics of the Neotropical Leafminer Genus Eucosmophora (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Tropical Lepidoptera, 13(1-2): 1-40.
Eucosmophora sideroxylonella
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