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Taxonavigation: Nepticuloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Nepticulina
Superfamilia: Nepticuloidea

Familia: Nepticulidae
Genus: Enteucha
E. acetosae – E. acuta – E. basidactyla – E. contracolorea – E. cyanochlora – E. diplocosma – E. gilvafascia – E. guajavae – E. hilli – E. snaddoni – E. terricula – E. trinaria



Enteucha Meyrick, 1915

Type species: Enteucha cyanochlora Edward Meyrick, 1915


  • Artaversala D.R. Davis, 1978 (synonymised by Van Nieukerken, 1986: 7)
  • Oligoneura (Davis) D.R. Davis, 1978 (preoccupied by Oligoneura Bigot, 1878 (Diptera))
  • Manoneura D.R. Davis, 1979 (replacement name for Oligoneura, Davis 1978)
  • Johanssonia (Barkowski) Barkowski, 1972 (synonymised by Van Nieukerken, 1986: 7)
  • Johanssoniella Koçak, 1981 (replacement name for Johanssonia Borkowski) (synonymised by Van Nieukerken, 1986: 49)


  • Davis, D.R., 1978: New Leaf-Mining Moths of the Family Nepticulidae from Florida. The Florida Entomologist 61 (4): 209–224. Full article: [1].
  • Davis, D.R., 1979: Manoneura, a New Name to Replace the Generic Homonym Oligoneura Davis (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae). The Florida Entomologist 62(3): 276. Full article: [2].
  • Nieukerken, van E.J., 1986: Systematics and Phylogeny of Holarctic Genera of Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera, Heteroneura, Monotrysia). Zoologische Verhandelingen, 236: 1–93. Full article: [3].
  • van Nieukerken, E.J., Doorenweerd, C., Hoare, R.J.B. & Davis, D.R. 2016. Revised classification and catalogue of global Nepticulidae and Opostegidae (Lepidoptera, Nepticuloidea). ZooKeys 628: 65-246. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.628.9799. Reference page
  • Puplesis, R. & G.S. Robinson, 2000: A review of the Central and South American Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with special reference to Belize. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Entomology 69 (1): 3–115.
  • Puplesis, R. , A. Diškus & G.S. Robinson, 2002: New Neotropical Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) from the western Amazonian rainforest and the Andes of Ecuador. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Entomology 71 (1): 19–58. Abstract: DOI: 10.1017/S0968045402000020.
  • Puplesis, R. , A. Diškus , G.S. Robinson & G. Onore, 2002: A review and checklist of the Neotropical Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera). Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Entomology 71 (1): 59–76. Abstract: DOI: 10.1017/S0968045402000032.
  • Stonis, Diškus, A., Remeikis, A. & Solis, M.A. 2018. The American Brachinepticula gen. nov. and Manoneura Davis (Nepticulidae): a new generic concept based on a reinforced cathrema in the phallus. Biologija 64(2): 99-128. DOI: 10.6001/biologija.v64i2.3735. Open access Reference page
  • Stonis, J.R., Remeikis, A. & Diškus, A. 2022. Neotropical Nepticulidae. Taxonomic diversity and trophic relationships of leaf-mining Nepticuloidea & Tischerioidea. The Nature Research Centre, Vilnius. DOI: 10.35513/2022. Reference page