Hyposmocoma petroptilota

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Hyposmocoma petroptilota
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Cosmopterigidae
Genus: Hyposmocoma
Species: H. petroptilota
Binomial name
Hyposmocoma petroptilota
(Walsingham, 1907)
Synonyms
  • Semnoprepia petroptilota Walsingham, 1907

Hyposmocoma petroptilota is a species of moth of the Cosmopterigidae family. It is endemic to Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. The type locality is Kilauea.

The larvae feed on dead wood of Metrosideros and Pelea species.

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