A re-examination of Enteucha cyanochlora Meyrick and its subsequent transfer to the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1985
Authors:D. R. Davis
Journal:Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Keywords:Enteucha, Enteucha cyanochlora, Guyana, Lepidoptera, Neotropic, Nepticulidae

The unique holotype of Enteucha cyanoch!ora Meyrick is re-examined and illustrated. On the basis of head structure and male genitalia, it is concluded that the genus and species are members of the family Nepticulidae and are not closely allied to Opostega. as orginally inferred by Meyrick.

Short Title:Proc. ent. Soc. Wash.
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