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Stigmella malella
(apple pygmy moth)

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Stigmella malella (apple pygmy moth)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Stigmella malella
  • Preferred Common Name
  • apple pygmy moth
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Stigmella malella (Stainton)

Preferred Common Name

  • apple pygmy moth

Other Scientific Names

  • Nepticula malella Stainton

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Miniermotte, Apfel-
  • Turkey: yaprak galeri guvesi

EPPO code

  • NEPTMA (Stigmella malella)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Nepticulidae
  •                             Genus: Stigmella
  •                                 Species: Stigmella malella

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Feb 2021

Distribution Database Table

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Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Asecodes delucchii Parasite
Chrysocharis nitetis Parasite Yugoslavia apples
Chrysocharis prodice Parasite
Chrysonotomyia chlorogaster Parasite Yugoslavia apples
Chrysonotomyia lyonetiae Parasite Yugoslavia
Cirrospilus vittatus Parasite Yugoslavia apples
Diglyphus isaea Parasite Yugoslavia apples
Gnaptodon pumilio Parasite Larvae
Pnigalio pectinicornis Parasite Yugoslavia apples

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