Micropterigidae

Belongs within: Lepidoptera. The Micropterigidae are a cosmopolitan group of mandibulate moths characterised by the presence of multibranched sensilla on the antennal flagella. Larvae feed on ground-level vegetation such as liverworts or the lower leaves of grasses and other herbaceous plants (Nielsen & Common 1991). Characters (from Nielsen & Common 1991): Small; head with raised… Continue reading Micropterigidae