Ectoedemia rosiphila

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Ectoedemia rosiphila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nepticulidae
Genus: Ectoedemia
Species: E. rosiphila
Binomial name
Ectoedemia rosiphila
Puplesis, 1992

Ectoedemia rosiphila is a moth of the Nepticulidae family. It was described by Rimantas Puplesis in 1990.[1] It is known from Kazakhstan and Tadzhikistan.[2][3]

The larvae feed on Rosa fedtschenkoana. They mine the leaves of their host plant.


  1. ^ "Ectoedemia Busck, 1907". Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. 2010-10-06. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  2. ^ Rank:  Species. "Nepticulidae and Opostegidae of the world". Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  3. ^ Ectoedemia rosae, a new species with disjunct distribution in the French Alps and Norway (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae)