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Stigmella glutinosae (Stainton, 1858)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Nepticula glutinosae Stainton, 1858: 96.
Type locality: Great Britain, Scarborough
Type: Lectotype : Great Britain, (Scarboro?) [Scarborough], [on Alnus] (J. Wilkinson?), coll. Stainton, in coll. NHM, London.

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Nepticula alniviridis Skala, 1939: 11. Nomen nudum.
Nepticula distinguenda Heinemann, 1862: 305. Type locality: Germany, Braunschweig. Junior subjective synonym.
Nepticula glutinosella Porritt, 1883: 173. Unjustified emendation.
Nepticula incanae Skala, 1941: 57. Nomen nudum.
Nepticula rubescens Heinemann, 1871: 214. Type locality: Germany, Braunschweig. Junior subjective synonym.

Distribution:

The species is found in all of Europe (except Iceland, Spain and the southern part of the Balkan Peninsula, Nieukerken 2016).

Biology:

The species occurs in two generations per year, with imagines in May, June and July, August (Nieukerken 2016).

Stages in development:

 
Larva: Salzburg, Flachgau, Hallwang, near Zilling, 2005.09.16 Mine on Alnus glutinosa: Salzburg, Flachgau, Hallwang, near Zilling, 2005.09.16 Salzburg, Flachgau, Hallwang, near Zilling, 2005.09.06  
Picture from: Kurz Michael
Detailed view
Picture from: Kurz Michael
Detailed view
Picture from: Kurz Michael
Detailed view
 

Larva. The larvae mine in the leaves of Alnus glutinosa, Alnus cordata, Alnus incana, Alnus subcordata and Alnus alnobetula. The mine consists of a full depth, slender corridor. There might be several mines in a single leaf (Nieukerken 2016).

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Nieukerken, E. J. van 2016. Nepticulidae and Opostegidae of the world. - URL: http://nepticuloidea.info/ [online 2016.07.12].
Stainton, H. T. 1858. Lepidoptera. New British species in 1857. Entomologist┤s Annual: 85-98.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2010.09.14
Kurz Michael: 2016.08.22
not reviewed

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