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Stigmella lediella (Schleich, 1867)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Nepticula lediella Schleich, 1867: 449.
Type locality: Poland: [Szczecin, Międzyzdroje], Stettin, Misdroy
Type: Syntypes: [Poland: Szczecin, Międzyzdroje], Stettin, Misdroy, "einem sumpfigen Fichtwalde", October 1866, mines in Ledum palustre, in coll.: unknown.

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Nepticula lediella f. auromarginata Petersen, 1930. unavailable infrasubspecific name.
Stigmella magica Puplesis, 1985: 63. Type locality: Russia, Primor´ye, 20 km E Ussuryisk, Gornotayezhnoye. Junior subjective synonym.
Stigmella rhododendri Puplesis, 1985: 65. Type locality: Russia, Primor´ye, 20 km E Ussuryisk, Gornotayezhnoye. Junior subjective synonym.
Stigmella rhododendrifolia Dovnar-Zapolski & Tomilova, 1978: 29. Type locality: Russia, Irkutskaya Obl., Irkutskaya rayon, B.[olshiye] Koty, [Baikal lake]. Nomen nudum (based on mines only).
Stigmella sesplicata Kemperman & Wilkinson, 1985: 36. Type locality: Japan, Kyushu, Mikazuki-y[ama], Hukuoka-k. Junior subjective synonym.

Distribution:

The species is known from NE central Europe, Fennoscandia (Sweden, Finland), the Baltic states, the Russian Far East, NE-China and Japan (Nieukerken 2018).

Stages in development:

The larvae mine the leaves of Ledum palustre.

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Nieukerken, E. J. van 2018. Nepticulidae and Opostegidae of the world. - URL: http://nepticuloidea.info/ [online 2018.03.23].
Schleich, CL. 1867. Einige microlepidopterologische Beobachtungen über eine neue Nepticula, die Raupe von Gelech. micella und über Gracil. imperialella. Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 28: 449-455.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2018.04.27
not reviewed

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