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Moleropterix kalbei Engel & Kinzelbach, 2008

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Moleropterix kalbei Engel & Kinzelbach, 2008: 1445.
Type locality: Denmark, Stolleklint, Insel Fur, Fur (Moler) Formation
Type: Holotype: Wing impression, Denmark, Stolleklint, Insel Fur, Fur (Moler) formation, in coll. University of Kansas Natural History Museum, Lawrence

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


The species is known only from a single wing impression from the "Mo-clay" from Fur, Denmark which dates to the Ypresian.

Worth knowing:


Engel, M. S. & R. K. Kinzelbach 2008. A primitive moth from the earliest Eocene Fur Formation ("Mo-clay") of Denmark (Lepidoptera: Micropterigidae). Linzer biologische Beiträge 40 (2): 1443-1448.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2020.07.24
not reviewed