Microlepidoptera


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Microlepidoptera

[¦mī·krō‚lep·ə′däp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A former division of Lepidoptera.
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The preparation of slides of Lepidoptera genitalia with special reference to Microlepidoptera. Entomologist's Gazette 27: 127-132.
Smaller microlepidoptera were compressed whole while larger microand macrolepidoptera had one fore and hind wing removed for preservation.
An illustrated guide to microlepidoptera. World Wide Web electronic publication (http://www.microleps.org/Guide/Gracillariidae/ Phyllocnistinae/index.html) accessed 2 Nov 2012.
(Z)-11-Hexadecenyl compounds as attractants for male microlepidoptera of the subfamilies Argyresthiinae, Glyphipteryginae, and Crambinae.
Diakonoff (1954) published a comprehensive study for the microlepidoptera of New Guinea, listing 78 species of Lecithoceridae, as a part of Gelechiidae: 31 species of Lecithocera, 40 species of Crocanthes, and 7 species of little known genera, i.e., Gonaepa Meyrick, Periphorectis Meyrick, Spenocrates Meyrick, and Asmenistis Meyrick.
Microlepidoptera collected by the British Ornithologists' Union and Wollaston Expeditions in the Snow Mountains.
Catalogue of the Type Specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) Described by Edward Meyrick.