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Taxonavigation: Nepticuloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Monotrysia
Section: Nepticulina
Superfamilia: Nepticuloidea

Familia: Nepticulidae
Subfamiliae (2): Nepticulinae - Pectinivalvinae

Overview of genera (21)[edit]

Acalyptris – Areticulata – Artaversala – Bohemannia – Ectoedemia – Enteucha – Fedalmia – Johanssoniella – Levarchama – Manoneura – Microcalyptris – Niepeltia – Parafomoria – Pectinivalva – Roscidotoga – Simplimorpha – Sinopticula – Stigmella – Trifurcula – Varius – Varus


Nepticulidae Stainton, 1854

Selected references[edit]

  • Doorenweerd, C., van Nieukerken, E.J., Sohn, J-C. & Labandeira, C.C. 2015. A revised checklist of Nepticulidae fossils (Lepidoptera) indicates an Early Cretaceous origin. Zootaxa 3963(3): 295–334. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3963.3.2. Preview (PDF) Full article (PDF) reference page 
  • Hoare, R.J.B. 2000: A new genus of primitive Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) from eastern Australia, with a revised diagnosis of nepticulid subfamilies. Zoological journal of the Linnean Society, 128(3): 289-317. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2000.tb00165.x reference page 
  • Hoare, R.J.B. , R. Johansson , E.J. van Nieukerken & E.S. Nielsen, 1997: Australian Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera): redescription of the named species. Entomologica Scandinavica 28: 1-26.
  • Nieukerken, E.J. van, 1983: The Cistaceae-feeding Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) of the western Palaearctic region. Systematic Entomology 8 (4): 453-478. Abstract: doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1983.tb00495.x.
  • Nieukerken, E.J. van, 1986: A provisional phylogenetic check-list of the western palaearctic Nepticulidae, with data on hostplants (Lepidoptera). Insect Systematics & Evolution 17 (1): 1-24. Abstract: doi: 10.1163/187631286X00099.
  • Puplesis, R. , A. Diškus & 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): 1-58. 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, J.R. & A. Rociené, 2013: Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) of East Asia (1). Re-examination of the male genitalia of types deposited at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Zootaxa 3652 (1): 1-59. Abstract: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3652.1.1
  • Stonis, J.R. ; A. Remeikis ; A. Diškus & R. Noreika, 2013: New Nepticulidae species (Insecta: Lepidoptera) from the Yucatán Peninsula (SE Mexico). Zootaxa 3609 (2): 223-230. Abstract: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3609.2.8
  • Stonis, J.R. & A. Rociené 2013: Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) of East Asia (2). Study of a collection sample deposited at the Russian Academy of Sciences, with descriptions of new species and a checklist. Zootaxa, 3652(1): 75-116. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3652.1.3
  • Stonis, J.R.; Rocienė, A. 2014: Additions to the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) of East Asia, with descriptions of three new species from Primorskiy Kray. Zootaxa 3846(2): 204–220. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3846.2.2 reference page 
  • Stonis, J.R. et al. 2013: First discovery of Quercus feeding Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) in Central America. Zootaxa 3737(1): 1–23. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3737.1.1 reference page 


  • Pitkin, B. & P. Jenkins. Butterflies and Moths of the World: Generic Names and their Type-species. Natural History Museum.[1]

Vernacular names[edit]

svenska: Dvärgmalar