Ectoedemia aegilopidella

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Ectoedemia aegilopidella
Ectoedemia aegilopidella male.JPG
Male
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nepticulidae
Genus: Ectoedemia
Species: E. aegilopidella
Binomial name
Ectoedemia aegilopidella
(Klimesch, 1978)
Synonyms
  • Trifurcula aegilopidella Klimesch, 1978

Ectoedemia aegilopidella is a moth of the Nepticulidae family. It is endemic to mainland Greece and Rhodes.

The wingspan is 3.8-4.2 mm. Adults are on wing in April. There is probably one generation per year.

The larvae feed on Quercus macrolepis. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine consists of a contorted corridor that widens quickly. The black frass is concentrated in a broad band.

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