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Micropterix eatoniella Heath, 1986

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Micropterix eatoniella Heath, 1986: 28-29, fig. 16
Type locality: Algeria, Bone [=Annaba]
Type: Holotype : Algeria, Bone, 13.IV.1903, Eaton, 14015; genitalia preparation J. Heath no. 162; in coll. BMNH

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


Scheme of wing pattern:


Following Heath (1986), the species is only known from the type locality Annaba in Algeria.


There aren┤t any data available about the biology of M. eatoniella.

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). Entomologist┤s Gazette 37:17-32, 126

Publication data:

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