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Micropardalis aurella (Hudson, 1918)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Sabatinca aurella Hudson, 1918: 62
Type locality: New Zealand, Wellington, Tararua Range
Type: Lectotype : "804b", "slopes of Tararua Mountains, Sunley, ´08 [Hudson´s Register]", coll. Museum of New Zealand. Designated by Dugdale, 1988: 52

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
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Habit:

     
Lectotype : "804b", "slopes of Tararua Mountains, Sunley, ´08 [Hudson´s Register]", coll. Museum of New Zealand.      
Picture from: © Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd:CD disk L01; image number 1526005
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Distribution:

The species is restricted to New Zealand.

Anatomy:

 
Scheme of genitalia Scheme of postabdomen Scheme of genitalia  
Picture from: Philpott 1924, modified
Detailed view
Picture from: Philpott 1927, modified
Detailed view
Picture from: Philpott 1927, modified
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Worth knowing:

Sources:

Dugdale, J. S. 1988. Lepidoptera - annotated catalogue, and keys to family-group taxa. Fauna of New Zealand 14.
Hudson, G.V. 1918. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera from New Zealand. Entomologist´s monthly magazine (new series, vol. 4) 64: 61 - 63.
Philpott, A. 1924b. The genitalia in Sabatinca and allied genera (Lepidoptera Homoneura), with some observations on the same structures in the Mecoptera. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1924(3-4): 347-366.
Philpott, A. 1927. Notes on the female genitalia in the Micropterygoidea. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 75: 319-323, pl. XXVII.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2009.07.15
Kurz Michael: 2009.07.18
Kurz Michael: 2010.04.06
Kurz Michael: 2012.11.11
not reviewed

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