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(Microlepidoptera) (micro-moths)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Informal)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
Exoporia (swift moths) Infraorder 1 subtaxon    
HEPIALOIDEA (swift moths) Superfamily 1 subtaxon 1 2
Apoditrysia (butterflies and most moths) Clade 385 subtaxa 237 829
ALUCITOIDEA (many-plume moths) Superfamily 1 subtaxon 2 1
CHOREUTIDAE (a family of micro-moths) Family 1 subtaxon    
CHOREUTINAE (a subfamily of moths) Subfamily 1 subtaxon    
Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1767) (Nettle-tap, Fabricius’ Nettle-tap, Common Nettle-tap) Species     2
PYRALOIDEA (grass and meal moths) Superfamily 27 subtaxa 16 49
PTEROPHOROIDEA (plume moths) Superfamily 5 subtaxa 5 7
TORTRICOIDEA (cochylid and tortrix moths) Superfamily 58 subtaxa 21 115
GELECHIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) Superfamily 34 subtaxa 36 54
GRACILLARIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) Superfamily 9 subtaxa 18 42
TINEOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) Superfamily 9 subtaxa 8 10
(Nemapogon cloacella / Schiffermuelleria similella) (a pair of micromoths) Informal 1 subtaxon   2
YPONOMEUTOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths) Superfamily 17 subtaxa 16 37
ZEUGLOPTERA (jawed micro-moths) Suborder 1 subtaxon    
MICROPTERIGOIDEA (jawed micro-moths) Superfamily   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
British Lepidoptera: http://britishlepidoptera.weebly.com/ 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

General Works

Leafmines Newsletter Journal
UK Micromoths discussion group: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ukmicromoths/join UK Micromoths discussion group
Davis, T., 2012 A Review of the Status of Microlepidoptera in Britain
An Introduction to the Smaller Moths (Microlepidoptera): http://www.vc30moths.org.uk/microintro.htm An Introduction to the Smaller Moths (Microlepidoptera)

Journals

Leaf-miners
British Leafminers Journal

Leaf-miners

UK Leafminers discussion group: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ukleafminers/join UK Leafminers discussion group

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

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

(Microlepidoptera) is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Microlepidoptera listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)

Associated with (Microlepidoptera):

larva larva is taken to the nest of female Ancistrocerus oviventris - a potter wasp or mason wasp (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pupa pupa is endoparasitoid host of larva Itoplectis alternans - a pimpline ichneumon wasp (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) UK/Ireland Pocock, M., Evans, D., Straw, N. & Polaszek, A., 2011

Microlepidoptera may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Macdonald, M.A., in prep. Forage, prey and host-parasite relationships of aculeates
Pocock, M., Evans, D., Straw, N. & Polaszek, A., 2011 The Horse-chestnut leaf-miner and its parasitoids
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