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Micropterix amasiella Staudinger, 1880

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Micropteryx amasiella Staudinger, 1880: 421-422.
Type locality: Turkey, Amasia
Type: Holotype : "3/5"; "Typus"; "Amasia m."; "Origin."; "amasiella Stdgr."; "P. Viette gen. n. 2200"; in coll. Zoologisches Museum, Berlin (ZMB)

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


The species is only known from northern Turkey.


The biology of M. amasiella is unknown.

Stages in development:

The early stages are unknown.


-genitalia, HOLOTYPE      
Picture from: © Kozlov 1990a, modified
Detailed view

Worth knowing:


Staudinger, O. 1879 [1880]. Lepidopteren-Fauna Kleinasiens. Horae Societas Entomologica Rossika 15: 159-435.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2010.11.18
Kurz Michael: 2011.12.09
Kurz Michael: 2012.08.02
not reviewed