Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) of southern Africa: the genus Ectoedemia Busck

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1978
Authors:M. J. Scoble
Journal:Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa
Date Published:1978-
Keywords:Ectoedemia, Ectoedemia commiphorella, Ectoedemia nigrimacula, Namibia, Nepticulidae, South Africa

The first southern hemisphere record of Ectoedemia, based on two species collected from southern Africa, is given. A new species, E. commiphorella, is described .and notes on the leaf-mining habit of the larva are presented. A species, nigrimacula, that was previously assigned to another genus (Nepticula, a junior synonym of Stigmella) is transferred to Ectoedemia.

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