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Thyme Plume - Merrifieldia leucodactyla (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)


Thyme Plume - Merrifieldia leucodactyla
Thyme Plume - Merrifieldia leucodactyla

Merrifieldia leucodactyla
Common namesThyme Plume
German namesThymian-Federmotte
Dutch namesTijmvedermot
Finnish namesAjuruohosulkanen
Swedish namesLinjesprötat timjanfjädermott, Ojämnsprötat timjanfjädermott
AuthorDenis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (East England (Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire), North England (Northeast England (Northumberland), Yorkshire), English Midlands (West Midlands (Staffordshire))), Wales (Mid Wales (Montgomeryshire)))), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Occitania (Midi-Pyrenees))), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy (Abruzzo (L´Aquila))), Iberian Peninsula (Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro), Bulgaria, Greece, Albania), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus), Malta
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Iran)), Central Asia (Tajikistan)
Russia
America
North America


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
West Palaearctic


Distribution by Synonymus:
Merrifieldia tridactyla   Belarus
Pterophorus tetradactyla   Tajikistan, Iran
Merrifieldia tridactyla   Malta
CountriesAlbania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesMerrifieldia leucodactyla in faunaeur.org
Merrifieldia leucodactyla in leps.it
Merrifieldia leucodactyla in dyntaxa.se
Merrifieldia leucodactyla in Wikipedia (English)

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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionTineina
SubsectionTineina
SuperfamilyPterophoroidea
FamilyPterophoridae
Plume Moths, Pterophorid Moths
SubfamilyPterophorinae
Pterophorinids, Plume Moths
TribePterophorini
GenusMerrifieldia
Speciesleucodactyla
Merrifieldia leucodactyla
Thyme Plume
AuthorDenis & Schiffermüller, 1775
 
Synonyms
Aciptilia wernickei
Alucita dryogramma
Alucita fitzi
Alucita leucodactyla
Alucita niveidactylus
Alucita spicidactyla flavella
Alucita theiodactyla
Merrifieldia leucodactyla
Merrifieldia leucodactylus
Merrifieldia tetradactyla
Merrifieldia tetradactyla auct.
Merrifieldia tetradactyla auctorum
Merrifieldia tridactyla
Merrifieldia tridactyla auct.
Phalaena tetradactyla auct.
Phalaena tridactyla auct.
Pterophorus leucodactyla
Pterophorus tetradactyla
Pterophorus tridactyla auctorum
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Keywords
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