Nearctic walnut leafminers invade Europe: first Coptodisca lucifluella (Clemens, 1860) and now Coptodisca juglandiella (Chambers, 1874) (Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae)

@inproceedings{Takcs2020NearcticWL,
  title={Nearctic walnut leafminers invade Europe: first Coptodisca lucifluella (Clemens, 1860) and now Coptodisca juglandiella (Chambers, 1874) (Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae)},
  author={Attila Tak{\'a}cs and Cs. Szab{\'o}ky and Bal{\'a}zs T{\'o}th and Mikl{\'o}s Bozs{\'o} and J{\'a}nos Kutas and Szil{\'a}rd Moln{\'a}r and Ign{\'a}c Richter},
  year={2020}
}
The Nearctic leafminer of black walnut Coptodisca juglandiella (Chambers, 1874) was found in Hungary and reported as new for Europe. Larvae were found in leafmines on black walnut (Juglans nigra (L.)), white walnut (J. cinerea (L.)) and Arizona walnut (J. major (Torr.)); the latter two Juglans species are new host plant records for C. juglandiella. Mines of Coptodisca lucifluella (Clemens, 1860), another Nearctic invader, were found on leaves of bitternut hickory (Carya cordiformis (Wangenh.) K… 

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