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Cladoxycanus minos female.jpg
Cladoxycanus minos male.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hepialidae
Genus: Cladoxycanus
Dumbleton, 1966
Species: C. minos
Binomial name
Cladoxycanus minos
(Hudson, 1905)[1]
  • Porina minos Hudson, 1905
  • Porina autumnata Hudson, 1920

Cladoxycanus is a monotypic genus of moths belonging to the Hepialidae family. It consists of only one species, Cladoxycanus minos, which is endemic to New Zealand.[2] C. minos was first described by George Hudson in 1905.[3]


  1. ^ Nielsen, Ebbe S.; Robinson, Gaden S.; Wagner, David L. (2000). "Ghost-moths of the world: a global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea) (Lepidoptera )" (PDF). Journal of Natural History. 34 (6): 823–878. doi:10.1080/002229300299282. 
  2. ^ "Cladoxycanus minos (Hudson, 1905)". Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd. Retrieved 2017-08-24. 
  3. ^ Hudson, George Vernon (1905). "On some new species of macrolepidoptera in New Zealand". Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute. 37: 355–358 – via Biodiversity Heritage Library. 

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