Micropterix trinacriella

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Micropterix trinacriella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Micropterigidae
Genus: Micropterix
Species: M. trinacriella
Binomial name
Micropterix trinacriella
M. E. Kurz, Zeller & M. A. Kurz, 1997

Micropterix trinacriella is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae that was described by Michael A. Kurz, Hans Christof Zeller-Lukashort and Marion E. Kurz in 1997. It is only known from the area near the northern shore of Sicily, as well as in the surrounding of Mount Etna.[1]

The length of the forewings is 2.6–3.1 millimetres (0.10–0.12 in) for males and 2.8–3.6 millimetres (0.11–0.14 in) for females.


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