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16a0044 – 0078.2   Stigmella centifoliella (Zeller, 1848)
Distribution Data for Stigmella centifoliella
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Synonymy: Nepticula centifoliella Zeller, 1848
Nepticula hodgkinsoni Stainton, 1884
Stigmella pectocatena Wilkinson & Scoble, 1979
Taxonomic Notes: Stigmella centifoliella (Zeller, 1848), a Eurasian species, includes as a synonym Stigmella rosaefoliella pectocatena Wilkinson & Scoble, 1979, a subspecies described from Canada, in Nieukerken et al. (2016). In describing pectocatena, Wilkinson & Scoble didn't realize that it was an introduced species which had already been described.
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  • 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., & M. Scoble, 1979. The Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) Of Canada. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 111(S107): 1-129.
Stigmella centifoliella
- holotype (pectocatena ) - LG – J. Gill (CNC)

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