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NEPTICULIDAE (pygmy moths, minute eye-cap moths)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

NEPTICULINAE (a subfamily of moths)
Nepticulini (a tribe of moths), eg: Unidentified Stigmella (Unidentified Pigmy Moths) - Dorsal view
Subfamily 5 subtaxa 5 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Emmet, A.M., Langmaid, J. & Heath J., 1983 Micropterigidae to Heliozelidae (vol 1)
György Csóka, 2003 Levélaknák és Levélaknázók - Leaf Mines and Leaf Miners
Johansson, R. et al, 1991 The Nepticulidae and Opostegidae (Lepidoptera) of North and West Europe


British Leafminers: British Leafminers
The identification of leaf-mining Lepidoptera: The identification of leaf-mining Lepidoptera
The leaf and stem mines of British flies and other insects: The leaf and stem mines of British flies and other insects

NEPTICULIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)
(butterflies and moths)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 7 feeding and other relationships of NEPTICULIDAE (pygmy moths, minute eye-cap moths)

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