PaleoDB taxon number: 217680
Full reference: E. A. Jarzembowski. 1980. Fossil Insects from the Bembridge Marls, Palaeogene of the Isle of Wight, Southern England. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 33(4):237-293
Sister taxon: Micropterix gertraudae
Type specimen: NHML In.17411, a forewing (greater part of forewing). Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (A'Court Smith collection), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.
Average measurements (in mm): forewing 2.40 x 1.10