Parectopa robiniella Clemens, 1863

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSParectopa
SPECIES robiniella
AUTHORClemens, 1863
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONP.[arectopa] Robiniella.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated, "two good types", ANSP (Busck 1903: 210); 2 Syntypes ex coll. Chambers, ex coll. Stainton, BMNH..
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Clemens, B. 1863. American Micro-Lepidoptera - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 2(1):4–14.
PAGINATION 4

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Species Distribution

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Austria   Huemer, P., Deutsch, H., Habeler, H. & Lichtenberger, F. 1992. Neue und bemerkenswerte Funde von Kleinschmetterlingen in Österreich. - Bericht des naturwissenschaftlich-medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 79:199–202. 200
Belgium   Fazekas, I. 2012. The rapid spread of invasive Parectopa robiniella Clemens, 1863 in Hungary (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Microlepidoptera.hu 5:33–38. 33
Bulgaria   Trenchev, G., Pelov, V. & Tomov, R. 1993. Parectopa robiniella (Clemens) (Gracillariidae) – a new pest of Robinia pseudoacacia L. in Bulgaria. - — :100–107.  
Canada Quebec Handfield, L. 1997. Liste des Lépidoptères du Québec et du Labrador. - Fabreries 7(Supplément):1–155. 30
Canada Nova Scotia Kirichenko, N., Triberti, P., Mutanen, M., Magnoux, E., Landry, J.-F. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2016. Systematics and biology of some species of Micrurapteryx Spuler (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) from the Holarctic Region, with re-description of M. caraganella (Hering) from Siberia. - ZooKeys 579:99–156. suppl. table S2
Croatia   Igrc, J. & Maceljski, M. 1983. Parectopa robiniella Clemens - a new Nearctic insect pest in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 34(3):427–430. 427
Czech Republic   Huemer, P. 1993. Zur Arealexpansion zweier schädlicher Robinienminiermotten nach Österreich. - Forstschutz Aktuell 12-13:11–12. 11
France   Martinez, M. & Chambon, J. P. 1987. Note sur la présence en France de Parectopa robiniella (Clemens) la mineuse américaine des feuilles de robinier (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - Nouvelle Revue d' Entomologie 4(3):323–328. 324
Germany   Fazekas, I. 2012. The rapid spread of invasive Parectopa robiniella Clemens, 1863 in Hungary (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Microlepidoptera.hu 5:33–38. 33
Hungary   Maceljski, M. & Igrc, J. 1984. Parectopa robiniella Clemens in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 35(4):323–331. 323
Italy   Vidano, C. 1970. Foglioline di Robinia pseudoacacia con mine di un Microlepidottero nuovo per l'Italia. - L'Apicolture Moderno 61(10):I–II.  
Lithuania   Ivinskis, P. & Rimsaite, J. 2008. Records of Phyllonorycter robiniella (Clemens, 1859) and Parectopa robiniella Clemens, 1863 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) in Lithuania. - Acta Zoologica Lithuanica. Entomologia 18(2):130–133. 130
Poland   Buszko, J. & Nowacki, J. [Eds] 2017. A distributional checklist of the Lepidoptera of Poland. Polish Entomological Monographs vol. 13. - — 13:1–222. 25
Romania   Netoiu, C. & Tomescu, R. 2006. Moliile miniere ale salcamului (Parectopa robiniella Clemens - 1863 si Phyllonorycter robiniella Clemens -1859, Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). The leaf miners of black locust. - Analele ICAS 49(1):119–131. 119
Russian Federation   Fazekas, I. 2012. The rapid spread of invasive Parectopa robiniella Clemens, 1863 in Hungary (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Microlepidoptera.hu 5:33–38. 33
Serbia   Fazekas, I. 2012. The rapid spread of invasive Parectopa robiniella Clemens, 1863 in Hungary (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Microlepidoptera.hu 5:33–38. 33
Slovakia   Kulfan, M. 1989a. Occurrence of the American species Parectopa robiniella (Clemens) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) in south Slovakia. - Biologia 44(2):185–188.  
Slovenia   Macek, J. 1984. Robinijev listni zvrtac (Parectopa robiniella Clemens) nov skodljivec drevesnih vrst Slovenije. - Gozdarski vestnik 42(é):?.  
Switzerland   Kozár, F. & Nagy, D. A. 1986. The unexpected northward migration of some species of insects in Central Europe and the climatic changes. - Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde, Pflanzenschutz und Umweltschutz 59(5):90–94. 93
Ukraine   Bidzilya, O. V. & Budashkin, Y. I. 2004. New records of Lepidoptera from Ukraine. - Proceedings of Zoological Museum of Kiev Taras Shevchenko National University 2:59–68. 60
United States, US Illinois Heppner, J. B. 2007. Arthropods of Florida and neighbouring land areas. Volume 17. Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalogue. - — :x+670 pp.. 242
United States, US Kentucky Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 4(1,2,3,4, 5):7–12, 25–29, 41–44, 65–69, 88–92, 106–108. 9
United States, US Louisiana Lees, D. 2010d. 14.69 - Parectopa robiniella (Clemens, 1863) - Locust Digitate Leafminer (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - BioRisk 4:998–999. 998
United States, US Pennsylvania Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 4(1,2,3,4, 5):7–12, 25–29, 41–44, 65–69, 88–92, 106–108. 9
United States, US Wisconsin Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 4(1,2,3,4, 5):7–12, 25–29, 41–44, 65–69, 88–92, 106–108. 9
United States, US Florida Lees, D. 2010d. 14.69 - Parectopa robiniella (Clemens, 1863) - Locust Digitate Leafminer (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - BioRisk 4:998–999. 998
United States, US Maine Brower, A. E. 1984. A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine, Part 2: The Microlepidoptera, Section 2; Cosmopterigidae through Hepialidae. - — 114:i–x, 1–70. 44
United States, US Maryland Lees, D. 2010d. 14.69 - Parectopa robiniella (Clemens, 1863) - Locust Digitate Leafminer (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - BioRisk 4:998–999. 998
United States, US Michigan Nielsen, M. C. 1998. Preliminary list of Michigan moths: the Microlepidoptera. - Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society 43(4):1, 4–14. 4
United States, US Missouri Forbes, W. T. M. 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and neighbouring states. Part I. Primitive forms, Microlepidoptera, Pyraloids, Bombyces. - Memoirs of Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station 68:1–729. 185
United States, US New York Forbes, W. T. M. 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and neighbouring states. Part I. Primitive forms, Microlepidoptera, Pyraloids, Bombyces. - Memoirs of Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station 68:1–729. 185
United States, US Vermont Grehan, J. R., Parker, B. L., Nielsen, G. R., Miller, D. H., Hedbor, J. D., Sabourin, M. & Griggs, M. S. 1995. Moths and butterflies of Vermont (Lepidoptera). A faunal checklist. - — :i–xi, 1–95. 5
United States, US   Clemens, B. 1863. American Micro-Lepidoptera - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 2(1):4–14. 4
United States, US Louisiana Chambers, V. T. 1871. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 3(3–12):54–58, 84–88, 108–112, 127–130, 146–149, 161–166, 182–185, 205–209, 221–224. 185
United States, US Texas Frey, H. & Boll, J. 1876. Einige Tineen aus Texas. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 37:209–228. 227
United States, US North Carolina Hargrove, W. W. 1986. An annotated species list insect herbivores commonly associated with black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia, in the Southern Appalachians. - Entomological News 97:36–40. 38
United States, US Connecticut Maier, C. T. 1988c. Gracillariid hosts of Sympiesis marylandensis (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in New England. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(5):728–732. 730

Host Plants

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Fabaceae Amorpha fruticosa   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2002. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of America North of Mexico. - Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 69:1–824. 342
Fabaceae Desmodium sp. U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 4(1,2,3,4, 5):7–12, 25–29, 41–44, 65–69, 88–92, 106–108. 9
Fabaceae Galactia volubilis   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2002. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of America North of Mexico. - Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 69:1–824. 342
Fabaceae Meibomia sp.   Needham, J. G., Frost, S. W. & Tothill, B. H. 1928. Leaf-mining insects. - — :viii+351 pp.. 284
Fabaceae Robinia hispida U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 4(1,2,3,4, 5):7–12, 25–29, 41–44, 65–69, 88–92, 106–108. 9
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia U.S.A. Clemens, B. 1863. American Micro-Lepidoptera - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 2(1):4–14. 4
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia Romania Netoiu, C. & Tomescu, R. 2006. Moliile miniere ale salcamului (Parectopa robiniella Clemens - 1863 si Phyllonorycter robiniella Clemens -1859, Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). The leaf miners of black locust. - Analele ICAS 49(1):119–131. 119
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia Slovakia Kollar, J. & Hrubik, P. 2009. The mining species on woody plants of urban environments in the west Slovak area. - Acta Entomologica Serbica 14(1):83-91. 85
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia Bulgaria Tomov, R. 2003. Phyllonorycter robiniella (Clemens, 1859) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae), a new pest on black locust Robinia pseudoacacia L. in Bulgaria. - — :105–107. 105
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia Croatia Igrc, J. & Maceljski, M. 1983. Parectopa robiniella Clemens - a new Nearctic insect pest in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 34(3):427–430. 427
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia France Martinez, M. & Chambon, J. P. 1987. Note sur la présence en France de Parectopa robiniella (Clemens) la mineuse américaine des feuilles de robinier (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - Nouvelle Revue d' Entomologie 4(3):323–328. 325
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia Lithuania Ivinskis, P. & Rimsaite, J. 2008. Records of Phyllonorycter robiniella (Clemens, 1859) and Parectopa robiniella Clemens, 1863 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) in Lithuania. - Acta Zoologica Lithuanica. Entomologia 18(2):130–133. 130
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia Hungary Lakatos, F., Kovacs, Z., Stauffer, C., Kenis, M., Tomov, R. & Davis, D. R. 2003. The genetic background of three introduced leaf miner moth species - Parectopa robiniella Clemens 1863, Phyllonorycter robiniella Clemens 1859 and Cameraria ohridella Deschka et Dimic 1986. - — :67–71. 67
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia Poland Jaworski, T. 2009. Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of the "Skarpa Ursynowska" nature reserve in Warsaw. - Wiadomosci Entomologiczne 28(1):53–60. 54
Fabaceae Robinia pseudacacia Ukraine Bidzilya, O. V. & Budashkin, Y. I. 2004. New records of Lepidoptera from Ukraine. - Proceedings of Zoological Museum of Kiev Taras Shevchenko National University 2:59–68. 60
Fabaceae Robinia sp. Austria Huemer, P., Deutsch, H., Habeler, H. & Lichtenberger, F. 1992. Neue und bemerkenswerte Funde von Kleinschmetterlingen in Österreich. - Bericht des naturwissenschaftlich-medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 79:199–202. 200
Fabaceae Robinia viscosa U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1878b. Art. IV. Tineina and their foodplants. - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(1):107–124. 111
*   Flat, digitate, yellowish mine on upper leaf surface.

Species Parasitoids

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Braconidae Apanteles bicolor Italy Gibogini, B., Alma, A. & Arzone, A. 1996. Ricerche bio-etologiche su Imenotteri della biocenosi di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens)(Lepidoptera Gracillariidae)[Bio-ethological researches on the Hymenoptera of the biocenosis of Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 28(1):13–22. 16
Braconidae Apanteles circumscriptus Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 142
Encyrtidae Ageniaspis sp. U.S.A. Vidano, C. & Marletto, F. 1971a. L'americana Parectopa robiniella Clemens (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae) nemico della Robinia in Europa. - L'Apicolture Moderno 62(7):143–153.  
Eulophidae Chrysocharis nitetis Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 43
Eulophidae Chrysonotomyia sp. Croatia Maceljski, M. & Igrc, J. 1984. Parectopa robiniella Clemens in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 35(4):323–331. 330
Eulophidae Chrysonotomyia sp. Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 145
Eulophidae Closterocerus cinctipennis Italy Maceljski, M. & Igrc, J. 1984. Parectopa robiniella Clemens in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 35(4):323–331. 331 (imported)
Eulophidae Closterocerus cinctipennis U.S.A. Weaver, J. E. & Dorsey, C. K. 1967. Larval mine characteristics of five species of leaf mining insects in black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 60(1):172–186.  
Eulophidae Closterocerus sp. Croatia Matoševic, D. & Melika, G. 2012. Diversity of parasitoid assemblages of native and alien leaf miners in Croatia. - Šumarski list 86(7–8):367–376. 370
Eulophidae Closterocerus sp. U.S.A. Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 43
Eulophidae Closterocerus trifasciatus Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 145
Eulophidae Closterocerus trifasciatus Croatia Matoševic, D. & Melika, G. 2012. Diversity of parasitoid assemblages of native and alien leaf miners in Croatia. - Šumarski list 86(7–8):367–376. 370
Eulophidae Closterocerus trifasciatus Croatia Maceljski, M. & Igrc, J. 1984. Parectopa robiniella Clemens in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 35(4):323–331. 329
Eulophidae Elachertus inunctus Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 143
Eulophidae Elachertus sp. Croatia Matoševic, D. & Melika, G. 2012. Diversity of parasitoid assemblages of native and alien leaf miners in Croatia. - Šumarski list 86(7–8):367–376. 370
Eulophidae Hyssopus benefactor U.S.A. Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 143
Eulophidae Minotetrastichus frontalis Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 143
Eulophidae Minotetrastichus frontalis Croatia Maceljski, M. & Igrc, J. 1984. Parectopa robiniella Clemens in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 35(4):323–331. 330
Eulophidae Minotetrastichus frontalis Croatia Matoševic, D. & Melika, G. 2012. Diversity of parasitoid assemblages of native and alien leaf miners in Croatia. - Šumarski list 86(7–8):367–376. 370
Eulophidae Neochrysocharis formosus Yugoslavia Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 43
Eulophidae Neochrysocharis formosus Croatia Maceljski, M. & Igrc, J. 1984. Parectopa robiniella Clemens in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 35(4):323–331. 330
Eulophidae Pnigalio pectinicornis Yugoslavia Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 143
Eulophidae Pnigalio pectinicornis Croatia Maceljski, M. & Igrc, J. 1984. Parectopa robiniella Clemens in Yugoslavia. - Zastita Bilja 35(4):323–331. 329
Eulophidae Pnigalio pectinicornis Croatia Matoševic, D. & Melika, G. 2012. Diversity of parasitoid assemblages of native and alien leaf miners in Croatia. - Šumarski list 86(7–8):367–376. 370
Eulophidae Pnigalio soemius Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 144
Eulophidae Pnigalio sp. Croatia Matoševic, D. & Melika, G. 2012. Diversity of parasitoid assemblages of native and alien leaf miners in Croatia. - Šumarski list 86(7–8):367–376. 370
Eulophidae Sympiesis acalle Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 144
Eulophidae Sympiesis marylandensis U.S.A. Maier, C. T. 1988c. Gracillariid hosts of Sympiesis marylandensis (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in New England. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(5):728–732. 730
Eulophidae Sympiesis sericeicornis Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 145
Eurytomidae Eurytoma goidanichi Poland Gorska-Drabik, E. & Napiorkowska-Kowalik, J. 2009. Parasitic Hymenoptera reared from Callisto denticulella (Thnbg.) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 78:121-126. 125
Ichneumonidae Diadegma sp. Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 141
Ichneumonidae Gelis acarorum Italy Bolchi Serini, G. 1990. Parassitoidi di Parectopa robiniella Clemens e di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 22(2):139–149. 143
Ichneumonidae Stictopisthus sp. Italy Gibogini, B., Alma, A. & Arzone, A. 1996. Ricerche bio-etologiche su Imenotteri della biocenosi di Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens)(Lepidoptera Gracillariidae)[Bio-ethological researches on the Hymenoptera of the biocenosis of Phyllonorycter robiniellus (Clemens) (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae). - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura 28(1):13–22. 16