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(Microlepidoptera) (Micro-moths)

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Suborder DACNONYMPHA (a suborder of micro-moths) 2        
Superfamily ERIOCRANIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) 2 8 42   5
Superfamily ALUCITOIDEA (many-plume moths) 1 11 6   2
Superfamily GELECHIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) 53 300 133 33 35
Superfamily GRACILLARIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) 14        
Family BUCCULATRICIDAE (a family of micro-moths) 1   9   4
Family DOUGLASIIDAE (a family of micro-moths)         1
Family GRACILLARIIDAE (a family of micro-moths) 11 10 57 7 10
Family ROESLERSTAMMIIDAE (a family of small ermine moths) 1 7     3
Superfamily PTEROPHOROIDEA (plume moths) 8 40     5
Superfamily PYRALOIDEA (grass and meal moths) 40 301 15 4 13
Family CHOREUTIDAE (a family of micro-moths) 1 12 3    
Superfamily TINEOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) 8 18 59 6 13
Superfamily TORTRICOIDEA (cochylid and tortrix moths) 50 223 114 50 21
Superfamily YPONOMEUTOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) 16        
Family EPERMENIIDAE (a family of micro-moths)         3
Family GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE (a family of micro-moths) 2 19 7   3
Family HELIODINIDAE (a family of micro-moths)         1
Family SCHRECKENSTEINIIDAE (a family of micro-moths)         1
Family YPONOMEUTIDAE (small ermine moths) 11 95 5 6 9
Informal (Nemapogon cloacella / Schiffermuelleria similella) (a pair of micromoths) 3 3   3  
Suborder EXOPORIA (swifts) 4        
Superfamily HEPIALOIDEA (swifts) 4 62 8   1
Suborder MONOTRYSIA (a suborder of micro-moths) 15        
Superfamily INCURVARIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) 9 83 10 5 8
Superfamily NEPTICULOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) 5 23 15   13
Superfamily TISCHEROIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) 1       5
Suborder ZEUGLOPTERA (jawed micro-moths) 2        
Superfamily MICROPTERIGOIDEA (jawed micro-moths) 2 26     1

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Berkshire Moth Group, 2013 (100 commonest species) Common Micro-moths of Berkshire
Corley, M. The Families of British Microlepidoptera
Emmet, A.M. (Ed.), 1988 A Field Guide to the Smaller British Lepidoptera
Ford, L.T., 1949 A Guide to the Smaller British Lepidoptera
Photo gallery: Moths - micro lepidoptera: http://www.eakringbirds.com/eakringbirds4/photogallerythumbsmoths.htm Photo gallery: Moths - micro lepidoptera
Microlepidoptera of Finland - an Overview: http://www.kolumbus.fi/silvonen/micro/index.htm Microlepidoptera of Finland - an Overview
Sterling, P., Parsons, M. & Lewington, R., 2012 Field Guide to the Micro-moths of Great Britain and Ireland
Suffolk Moth Group British Micro-Lepidoptera

Leaf-miners

Anon Lep Mines Crib Sheet
György Csóka, 2003 Levélaknák és Levélaknázók - Leaf Mines and Leaf Miners
Robbins, R., 1990 A Provisional Atlas of The Leaf Miners of Warwickshire, with notes on others occurring in the Midlands

Plant galls

Darlington, A., 1968 A Pocket Encyclopedia of Plant Galls in colour

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 23 general literature references to (Microlepidoptera) (Micro-moths)

(Microlepidoptera) may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 330 feeding and other relationships of (Microlepidoptera) (Micro-moths)

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