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Nepticulidae
Opostegidae

The cosmopolitan family Opostegidae was by some authors included in the Nepticulidae as a separate subfamily. There are just over 100 species described, but probably many more remain unnamed (Scoble 1992: 221).
Identification: Benander 1953, Brown 1953, Buszko 1981a, Gozmány 1965, Johansson et al. 1990, Pelham-Clinton 1976, Zagulyaev 1989d.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 3.


WV = West-Vlaanderen LI = Limburg NA = Namur
OV = Oost-Vlaanderen BR = Brabant LG = Liège
AN = Antwerpen HA = Hainaut LX = Luxembourg
= before 1980 = 1980 – 2004 = after 2004
Species WV OV AN LI BR HA NA LG LX
Opostega salaciella (Treitschke, 1833)
= reliquella Zeller, 1848
     
Pseudopostega auritella (Hübner, 1813)        
Pseudopostega crepusculella (Zeller, 1839)   L

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