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Tinea tricinctella Costa, 1836

(zoological nomenclature: synonym, available)

General information:

Tinea tricinctella Costa, 1836: 223, pl. 2 fig. 2
Type locality: Italy, Napoli
Type: probably in coll. Centro Musei delle Scienze Naturali, Napoli

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
The taxon Tinea tricinctella is presently treated as junior subjective synonym of Micropterix allionella (Fabricius, 1794). The synonymy has been established by Heath 1965: 643.

Habit:

Description of adults: Original description by Costa (1834): "11. T. tricinctella; T. tricinctella, n. Tav. 2, f. 2, T. Alis primoribus rubris, fasciis tribus arcuatis apicibusque auratis; inferioribus fuscis apicem versus deauratis." English translation: Forewings red, with three bent fasciae and the apex golden; hindwings fuscous, towards the apex golden shining.

Distribution:

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Costa O.-G. 1834 ["1832–1836"]. Lepidotteri. – In: O. G. Costa & A. Costa [eds], Fauna del regno di Napoli ossia enumerazione di tutti gli animali che abitano le diverse regioni di questo regno e le acque che le bagnano contenénto la descrizione de nuovi o poco esattamente conosciuti. – Napoli (Dai Torchi del Trameter): pp. [1]–[314], pls 1–14.
Heath, J. 1965b. Ergebnisse der Albanien-Expedition 1961 des Deutschen Entomologischen Institutes, 33. Beitrag, Lepidoptera: Micropterigidae. – Beiträge zur Entomologie 15: 641–647.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2009.03.27
Kurz Michael: 2011.09.20
Kurz Michael: 2011.12.22
not reviewed

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