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Micropteryx pistaciella Krone, 1908

(zoological nomenclature: synonym, available)

General information:

Micropteryx pistaciella Krone, 1908: 119-120, pl. 1, fig. 9.
Type locality: Croatia, Dalmatia, Gravosa (now Dubrovnik)
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
The taxon Micropteryx pistaciella is presently treated as junior subjective synonym of Micropterix facetella Zeller, 1851.


Picture from original description, pl. 1 fig. 9      
Picture from: Krone 1908
Detailed view


Besides the type locality, Gravosa (= Dubrovnik), Krone (1908) also mentions a specimen from Cuciste, Sabioncello (= Kucište near Orebic).


Krone (1908) has found the specimens feeding on blossoms of Pistacia terebinthus.

Worth knowing:


Krone, W. 1908. Zwei neue Microlepidopteren. Jahresbericht des Wiener entomologischen Vereins 18: 119-121, pl. 1.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2011.12.23
Kurz Michael: 2012.08.17
not reviewed