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Zimmermannia bosquella (Chambers, 1878)


Family: Nepticulidae
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Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae mine in oak bark; once reared from twig galls on chestnut
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Taxonomy Notes: Zimmermannia bosquella (Chambers, 1878) is reinstated. This species replaces Ectoedemia heinrichi Busck, 1914 and includes as synonyms 0056 Ectoedemia castaneae Busck, 1913, 0058.2 Ectoedemia helenella Wilkinson, 1981, and 0053 Ectoedemia obrutella sensu Wilkinson & Newton, 1981, ZooKeys, 628: 65-246.