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The Nepticulidae, cosmopolitan in distribution, comprise about 820 described species but probably many undescribed (van Nieukerken E. J., Kaila L., Kitching I. J., Kristensen N. P. (...) Yakovlev R. V., Zolotuhin V. V. & Zwick A. 2011: 213). They include the smallest Lepidoptera with an average wing span of 5–6 mm, in some species it is under 4 mm. The larvae of most species mine leaves.
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Nepticulinae Stainton, 1854