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Stigmella nivenburgensis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nepticulidae
Scientific name  Stigmella nivenburgensis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Stigmella
Rank  Species
Similar  Stigmella alnetella, Stigmella incognitella, Stigmella centifoliella

Stigmella nivenburgensis is a moth of the Nepticulidae family. It is found from Lithuania and central Russia to the Iberian Peninsula, Italy and Greece. It has also reported from Turkmenistan.

There are at least three generations on Rhodes.

The larvae feed on Salix alba, Salix babylonica, Salix fragilis and Salix triandra. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine consists of a slender corridor. Pupation takes place outside of the mine.

References

Stigmella nivenburgensis Wikipedia


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