Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alucitidae

Alucitidae

A tiny family with about 20 representatives in Europe; Adults are unmistakable by the wings, deeply cleft into 6 finger-like lobes, giving them a close similarity with the Pterophoridae, with which indeed they have long been united. See Heppner (1987a) for larval chaetotaxy..

references

Beirne (1952a), Hart (2011a), Heppner (1987a), Parenti (2000a).

23/11/2014

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