Euprora

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Euprora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tineidae
Genus: Euprora
Busck, 1906
Species: E. argentiliniella
Binomial name
Euprora argentiliniella
Busck, 1906
Synonyms
  • Euprora argentilineella

Euprora is a moth genus, belonging to the family Tineidae.[1] It contains only one species, Euprora argentiliniella, which is found in the southern parts of the United States, including Texas and Florida.

The wingspan is about 17 mm. The forewings are golden ochreous with silvery white markings. The hindwings are shining, dark ochreous fuscous.[2] Adults can be distinguished by the large white tufts on their antennae and palpi.[3]

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