Nepticulidae


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Nepticulidae

[‚nep·tə′kyül·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The single family of the lepidopteran superfamily Nepticuloidea.
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According to Papp (1989), Whitfield & Wagner (1991), and Beyarslan (2009) the species of Mirax are solitary endoparasitoids of lepidopteran larvae of Coleophoridae, Graciillaridae, Heliozelidae, Nepticulidae and Tischeriidae on many host plants.
The chapter on the Nepticulidae continues a good tradition introduced in Volume 2 of the series, combining most meticulous morphological studies of these tiniest moths with analysis of the barcoding gene CQI.
Na familia Gelechiidae, coletaram-se tres morfoespecies e uma especie em cada uma das seguintes familias: Acrolepiidae (Antispastis xylophragma Meyrick, 1926); Nepticulidae (Stigmella sp.) e Tischeriidae (Tischeria sp.).