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Micropterix conjunctella Heath, 1986

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Micropterix conjunctella Heath, 1986: 25-26, fig. 12, 13
Type locality: Algeria, Philippeville [=Skikda]
Type: Holotype : Algeria, Phlippeville, 3.V.1904, Walsingham, 97823; genitalia preparation J, Heath no. 329; in coll. BMNH

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


Scheme of wing pattern:


The species is known only from the type locality at Skikda in Algeria.


Nothing is known about the biology of M. conjunctella.

Stages in development:

The early stages are unknown.


Picture from: © Heath 1986, modified
Detailed view

Worth knowing:


Heath, J. 1986. The Micropterigid fauna of north Africa (Lepidoptera, Zeugloptera). Entomologistīs Gazette 37:17-32, 126

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2010.11.16
Kurz Michael: 2012.07.13
Kurz Michael: 2012.11.07
not reviewed