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Species Lantanophaga pusillidactylus - Lantana Plume Moth - Hodges#6119

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae (Five-lobed Plume Moths)
Tribe Platyptiliini
Genus Lantanophaga
Species pusillidactylus (Lantana Plume Moth - Hodges#6119)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lantanophaga pusillidactylus (Walker, 1864)
Oxyptilus pusillidactylus Walker, 1864
Print References
Walker, F., 1864. Tineites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 30: 933.