Taxon profile


Apple Leaf Miner
Leucoptera malifoliella (O. Costa, 1836)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Lyonetiidae »  genus Leucoptera

Scientific synonyms

Elachista malifoliella Costa, 1836 o
Opostega scitella Zeller, 1839
Leucoptera scitella (Zeller)
Cemiostoma scitellum (Zeller)

Other names

= Pear Leaf Blister Moth
= Ribbed Apple Leaf Miner


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

food: Prunus cerasus L. - Dwarf Cherry, Cydonia oblonga Mill. - Quince, Pyrus communis L. - Pear, Malus domestica Borkh. - Apple Tree, Sorbus aucuparia L. - Rowan, ...

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Leucoptera malifoliella (Costa, 1836)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [434227]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Leucoptera malifoliella (O. Costa, 1836)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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