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Trifurcula (Glaucolepis) headleyella (Stainton, 1854)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Nepticula headleyella Stainton, 1856
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Nepticula argyrostigma Frey, 1856
Nepticula dubiella Hauder, 1912
Trifurcula rodella Svensson, 1982


Following Karsholt & Nieukerken (2010), the species has been found throughout Europe, except the extreme west and north-west, the large Mediterranean islands, parts of the Balkans and parts of eastern Europe.

Stages in development:

Mine on Prunella grandiflora: Salzburg, Flachgau, Ebenau, Strubklamm, 1991.10.04, leg. Marion & Michael Kurz, coll. Michael Kurz      
Picture from: Kurz Michael
Detailed view

Worth knowing:


Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken 2010. Nepticulidae. In - Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (eds.). Lepidoptera, Moths. – Fauna Europaea version 2.2., http://www.faunaeur.org [online 25 November 2010].

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2010.11.25
Kurz Michael: 2015.11.26
not reviewed