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Micropterix lagodechiella (Zagulajev, 1987)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Microptericina lagodechiella Zagulajev, 1987: 353-355.
Type locality: Georgia, Lagodekhi
Type: Holotype : Grusia, Lagodechi, 3.7.1986, Sinev; in coll. Zool. Inst., St. Petersburg

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


The species is only known from the type locality in Georgia, from a height of about 2500 m a.s.l. (Zagulajev, 1987).


The biology of M. lagodechiella is unknown.

Stages in development:

The early stages are unknown.


-genitalia, prep.-no. 15784, Zagulajev, HOLOTYPE: Georgia, Lagodechi, 3.7.1986, Sinev, coll. zool. Inst. Acad., St. Petersburg      
Picture from: © Zagulayev 1987, modified
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Worth knowing:


Zagulajev, A. K. 1987. New and little known moths (Lepidoptera: Micropterigidae, Psychidae, Thyrididae, Pterophoridae) of the fauna of the USSR [in russian]; Revue dŽEntomologie de lŽURSS, LXVI (2): 353-368.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2010.11.18
Kurz Michael: 2012.08.20
not reviewed