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Micropardalis doroxena (Meyrick, 1888)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Palaemicra doroxena Meyrick, 1888: 92
Type locality: New Zealand, Auckland, Waitakere Range
Type: Holotype : New Zealand, Auckland, Waitakere Range, leg. Meyrick; coll. BMNH

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
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Habit:

 
Scheme of wing venation (forewing) Scheme of wing venation (hindwing) Holotype : New Zealand, Auckland, Waitakere Range, leg. Meyrick; coll. BMNH  
Picture from: Philpott 1923, modified
Detailed view
Picture from: Philpott 1923, modified
Detailed view
Picture from: © Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd, CD disk L01; image number 1526011
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Distribution:

The species is restricted to New Zealand.

Anatomy:

     
Scheme of genitalia      
Picture from: Philpott 1924, modified
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Worth knowing:

Sources:

Dugdale, J. S. 1988. Lepidoptera - annotated catalogue, and keys to family-group taxa. Fauna of New Zealand 14.
Meyrick, E. 1888. Descriptions of New Zealand Tineina. Transactions and proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 20: 77-106.
Philpott, A. 1923b. A Study of the Venation of the New Zealand Species of Micropterygidae. Transactions and proceedings of the New Zealand Institute: 155 - 161.
Philpott, A. 1924b. The genitalia in Sabatinca and allied genera (Lepidoptera Homoneura), with some observations on the same structures in the Mecoptera. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1924(3-4): 347-366.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2009.07.17
Kurz Michael: 2010.03.03
Kurz Michael: 2010.04.06
Kurz Michael: 2012.11.11
not reviewed

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