This first volume of Tineid Moths from Europe presents information for the identification of 180 species. For each species, a diagnosis, illustrations of moths, male and female genitalia as well as information on life history and distribution are given.
About the Author
Reinhard Gaedike, PhD (1970), retired since 2005, previously entomologist at the Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, Germany. He has published papers of systematics, zoogeography and faunistics of the lepidopteran families Tineidae, Epermeniidae, Acrolepiidae, Douglasiidae, as well as entomological bibliographies.Matthias Nuss, PhD (2001), entomologist at the Senckenberg Museum of Zoology. His research focusses on Snout Moths (Pyraloidea). He coordinates the Global Information System on Pyraloidea and published articles on the taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography, life history and conservation of pyraloids.Ole Karsholt (1948) is a lepidopterist and collection manager at The Natural History Museum of Denmark. He has edited catalogues and published books and numerous articles of European Lepidoptera.Marko Mutanen, PhD (2006), entomologist at the Biodiversity Unit, University of Oulu, Finland. He has expertized primarily on molecular taxonomy (incl. DNA barcoding), molecular phylogenetics and morphometrics of Lepidoptera and has published numerous papers in these fields.