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16a0094 – 0083   Ectoedemia minimella (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Distribution Data for Ectoedemia minimella
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Synonymy: Elachista minimella Zetterstedt, 1839
Nepticula canadensis Braun, 1917
Ectoedemia mediofasciella of authors not Haworth, 1828
Nepticula viridicola Weber, 1938
Nepticula woolhopiella Stainton, 1887
Taxonomic Notes: Ectoedemia minimella (Zetterstedt, 1839) includes as a synonym Ectoedemia canadensis (Braun, 1917) (Van Nieukerken et al. 2016).
  • 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.
  • Zetterstedt, J.W., 1840 [1839]. Ordo VI. Lepidoptera. Insecta Lapponica, (4): 1011.
Ectoedemia minimella
- holotype (canadensis) - LG – J. Gill (CNC)

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