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Lampronia sakhalinella Kozlov, 1996

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Lampronia sakhalinella Kozlov, 1996
Type: Holotype : in ZMH (Helsinki)

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


Description of adults: (Pellmyr 1996): Male wing expanse 13 mm. Forewing pale grayish fuscous with bronzy lustre, and two yellow spots on costa and hind margin. Hindwing uniformly gray. Female unknown.


The species is known only from the Sakhalin peninsula of eastern Siberia, Russia.


There arenīt any data available about the biology of L. sakhalinella.

Stages in development:

The early stages are unknown.


Following Pellmyr (1996), Lampronia redimitella (Lienig & Zeller, 1846) is said to be smaller, have transverse fascia at the forewing base, and have the pecten in a different position. Lampronia quinquepunctata Nielsen, 1982 differs in having basal spots on the forewing and by having a narrower cucullus.

Worth knowing:


Kozlov, M. V. 1996. Incurvariidae and Prodoxidae (Lepidoptera) from Siberia and the Russian Far East, with descriptions of two new species. Entomologica Fennica 7 (2): 55 - 62
Pellmyr, O. 1996. Lampronia sakhalinella Kozlov. Version 01 January 1996 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Lampronia_sakhalinella/12373/1996.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/ [online 13 October 2009].

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2009.10.13
not reviewed