An embarrassing situation requiring urgent action: Colombia, a country of extraordinary biodiversity, still counts only few species of Nepticuloidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2015
Authors:J. R. Stonis, Navickaite, A., Diškus, A.
Date Published:2015-12
Keywords:Colombia, Fomoria molybditis, Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae, Quercus, Stigmella humboldti, Stigmella johannis, Stigmella robleae

This paper summarizes the scant available data on Nepticuloidea (Nepticulidae and Opostegidae) from Colombia, and convenes systematists, particularly in Colombia, to study these peculiar tiny insects of great theoretical and practical importance.

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