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Trifurcula (Levarchama) cryptella (Stainton, 1856)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Nepticula cryptella Stainton, 1856
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Nepticula trifolii Sorhagen, 1885: Identity doubtful; see Karsholt & Nieukerken 2010

Distribution:

Karsholt & Nieukerken (2010) report the species from most countries of northern, western, central and southern Europe. No records are known from the large Mediterranean islands and most parts of eastern Europe.

Stages in development:

 
Mine on Hippocrepis emerus: Toscana, Forte dei Marmi, 2015.06.14 Toscana, Forte dei Marmi, 2015.06.14, leg. Puchmayr & Kurz, coll. Michael Kurz Mine on Hippocrepis emerus: Serbia, SW-Serbia, near border to Montenegro, 2011.06.07  
Picture from: Kurz Michael
Detailed view
Picture from: Kurz Michael
Detailed view
Picture from: Kurz Michael
Detailed view
 

Worth knowing:

Sources:

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:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2010.11.25
Kurz Michael: 2014.09.25
Kurz Michael: 2015.08.20
Kurz Michael: 2015.10.29
not reviewed

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