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Stigmella incognitella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Nepticula incognitella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: 349.
Type locality: Switzerland, [Zürich]
Type: Switzerland: [Zürich], Blättern des Apfelbaumes, x, xi, Frey, in coll. ? [unknown]

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Nepticula mali Hering, 1932: 568. Type locality: France, Lardy near Paris. Junior subjective synonym.
Nepticula pomella Vaughan, 1858: 43. Type locality: [Great Britain, Bristol]. Junior subjective synonym.

Distribution:

The species is distributed in most parts of Europe (Nieukerken 2017). The species is unknown, however, from parts of northern, eastern and southeastern Europe, as well as Iceland and Ireland (Karsholt & Nieukerken 2013).

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Herrich-Schäffer, G. A. W. 1847–1855 ["1853–1855"]. Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa, zugleich als Text, Revision und Supplement zu Jakob Hübner’s Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. 5. Die Schaben und Federmotten: [1]–2–394 + [1]–2–52, 124 + 7 + 1 pl. Regensburg.
Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken 2013. Nepticulidae. In - Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (eds.). Lepidoptera, Moths. – Fauna Europaea, version 2.6, http://www.fauna-eu.org [online 2017.02.27].
Nieukerken, E. J. van 2017. Nepticulidae and Opostegidae of the world. - URL: http://nepticuloidea.info/ [online 2017.02.27].

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2017.02.28
not reviewed

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