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Nematopogon Zeller, 1839

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Nematopogon Zeller, 1839: 185.
Type: Phalaena (Tinea) swammerdamella Linnaeus, 1758. Designated by Meyrick, 1912.

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Nemophora Hübner, 1825: 417. Junior homonym of Nemophora Illiger & Hoffmannsegg, 1798.
Scaeotes Durrant, 1915: 162. Unnecessary objective replacement name for Nemophora Hübner, 1825.
Nematophora Jacobs, 1949: 218. Incorrect subsequent spelling of Nemophora Hübner, 1825.

Habit:

Distribution:

The genus is restricted to the Palaearctic area (Nielsen 1985). In Europe, records are missing from Portugal, Slovenia, Belarus and the southern part of European Russia (Karsholt & Nieukerken, 2004).

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (2004): Adelidae. In - Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (eds.). Lepidoptera, Moths. – Fauna Europaea version 1.1, http://www.faunaeur.org [online 2008.06.11].
Nielsen, E. S. 1985. A taxonomic review of the adelid genus Nematopogon Zeller (Lepidoptera: Incurvarioidea). Entomologia Scandinavica supplement no. 25: 66 pp.
Zeller, P. C. 1839. Versuch einer naturgemässen Einteilung der Schaben. Isis: 167-219.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2013.01.27
Kurz Michael: 2019.02.06
not reviewed

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