Microlepidoptera


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Microlepidoptera

a LEPIDOPTERAN subgroup that no longer has any taxonomic significance. The subgroup includes forms only a few mm in length.
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Walsingham, (Lord) 1907-1908: "Microlepidoptera of Tenerife".
nov.; and Apionidae, Nanophyes spp.) and Microlepidoptera (primarily Toricidae).
They range from thousands of different types of microlepidoptera (tiny moths) that fill all sorts of ecological niches, to the largest moth in the world -- the Hercules moth -- found in the north Queensland rainforests.
North American microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 1: 147-151.
1996.- Patterns of forest insect distribution within a large city: microlepidoptera in St Peterburg, Russia.
Thiamethoxam is presently one of the most effective chemicals for the control of sucking pests, including aphids, whiteflies, thrips, and some microlepidoptera (Sharma & Lai 2002).
Espinoza, 5 [female], Jun 1988 (CB: 1119155, 1119299, 1119315, 1119325, 1119330), Espinoza & Chaves, 4 [female], Jul 1988 (CB: 1119154, 1119157, 1119158, 1119316), 2 [female], Aug 1988, Janzen & Hallwachs, 1 [female] 18 May 1988, Taller de Microlepidoptera, 1 [female], 23-26 Jun 1993, C.
Microlepidoptera complex affecting sapodilla (Manilkara zapota van Royen) in Florida.