Catapterix

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Catapterix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Acanthopteroctetidae
Genus: Catapterix
Zagulajev & Sinev, 1988
Species: C. crimaea
Binomial name
Catapterix crimaea
Zagulajev & Sinev, 1988

Catapterix is a genus of moths in the Acanthopteroctetidae family. It consists of only one species, Catapterix crimaea, which is found on the Crimea Peninsula in Ukraine.[1]

Taxonomy[edit]

Some authors place it in the monotypic family Catapterigidae.[2]

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