Nepticuloidea: Nepticulidae and Opostegidae of the…

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Nepticuloidea: Nepticulidae and Opostegidae of the World in the Catalogue of Life


This database covers all global extant and fossil species of Nepticuloidea. It is based on the scratchpad, and the fixed publication <i>Nieukerken EJ van, Doorenweerd C, Hoare RJB, Davis DR (2016). Revised classification and catalogue of global Nepticulidae and Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea). ZooKeys 628: 65-246.</i> <a href=""; target="_blank">doi: 10.3897/zookeys.628.9799</a>;, all published on October 31st, 2016. The database covers all current valid names, and all known synonyms, various combinations and synonymic infra-subspecific names. The publication also provides biogeographic regions, the full classification, including species groups, many notes and a taxonomic history and "state of the art". The scratchpad also contains details on types, country distribution, and a growing number of multimedia and descriptions. Excluded names and dubious names, not present in CoL can also be found in both other sources.

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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life 2332 AA Leiden Netherlands
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Species 2000 Secretariat 2332 AA Leiden Netherlands
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Species 2000 Secretariat c/o Naturalis P.O. Box 9517 2332 AA Leiden Netherlands +31 71 7519362


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