Taxon profile


plume moths
Pterophoridae Zeller, 1841

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  superfamily Pterophoroidea


Emmelina monodactyla - Morning-glory Plume Moth

Emmelina monodactyla - Morning-glory Plume Moth

Author: Vít Schwarzbrunn

Pterophorus pentadactyla - White Plume Moth

Pterophorus pentadactyla - White Plume Moth

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Functions restricted to taxon Pterophoridae


Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subfamily Agdistinae Tutt, 1907
subfamily Pterophorinae Zeller, 1841
subfamily Deuterocopinae Gielis, 1993
subfamily Ochyroticinae Wasserthal, 1970

Unplaced taxa

genus Pseudoxyptilus Alipanah, Sari, Sarafrazi, Gielis & Manzari, 2010

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [81da9a0d-ecb6-4040-a56d-12a44042b63b]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pterophoridae]
Data retrieved on: 5 February 2014
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Pterophoridae]

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