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21a0093 – 0247   Coptodisca lucifluella (Clemens, 1860)

Charley Eiseman
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Synonymy: Aspidisca lucifluella Clemens, 1860
Aspidisca ella Chambers, 1871
Taxonomic Notes: Coptodisca lucifluella (Clemens, 1860) includes as a synonym 0246 Coptodisca ella (Chambers, 1871), Bulletin of Entomological Research. 105(2): 201-224.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Bernardo, U., E.J. van Nieukerken, R. Sasso, M. Gebiola, 2015. Characterization, distribution, biology and impact on Italian walnut orchards of the invasive North-American leafminer Coptodisca lucifluell (Lepidoptera: Heliozelidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research, 105(2): 201-224.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Coptodisca lucifluella
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