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Eriocrania (Eriocrania) Zeller, 1851

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Eriocrania Zeller, 1851
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


Species of the genus Eriocrania s.str. are distributed throughout Europe, with records missing from Portugal, the Tyrrhenian Archipelago, Sicily, the Balcans and parts of eastern Europe (Karsholt 2004). They are also known from the eastern Palaearctic region and from North America.

Worth knowing:


Karsholt, O. 2004. Families Acanthopteroctetidae, Axiidae, Castniidae, Cossidae, Drepanidae, Eriocottidae, Eriocraniidae, Gelechiidae, Heterogynidae, Limacodidae, Lypusidae, Micropterigidae, Roeslerstammiidae, Somabrachyidae, Uraniidae. In: Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (eds.). Lepidoptera, Moths. – Fauna Europaea version 1.1, http://www.faunaeur.org [online 18 May 2009].
Zeller, P. C. 1851.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2009.05.18
Kurz Michael: 2016.07.20
not reviewed