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Simplimorpha Scoble, 1983

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Simplimorpha Scoble, 1983
Type: Nepticula promissa Staudinger, 1871


The genus comprises but one species in Europe and the Middle East (Karsholt & Nieukerken 2011, Kurz & Kurz 2014). It is absent from Siberia (Dubatolov 2014), Japan (anonym 2014) and North America (Hodges et al. 1983).

Worth knowing:


anonymous 2014. An Identification Guide of Japanese Moths Compiled by Everyone. URL: http://www.jpmoth.org [online 2014.02.10].
Dubatolov, V. V. 2014. Collection of Siberian Zoological Museum: Nepticulidae. http://szmn.sbras.ru/Lepidop/Nepticul.htm [online 2014.02.10].
Hodges, R. W. et al. 1983. Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico. E. W. Classey, London, UK. Updated by Jean-François Landry, Don Lafontaine and Jim Troubridge [available on http://www.lepbarcoding.org/cl_nth_am.php]
Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken 2011. Nepticulidae. In - Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (eds.). Lepidoptera, Moths. – Fauna Europaea version 2.4, http://www.faunaeur.org [online 2014.02.10].
Kurz, M. A. & M. E. Kurz 2000–2014. Naturkundliches Informationssystem. – URL: http://www.nkis.info [online 2014.02.10].

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2014.02.10
not reviewed