Moleropterix

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Moleropterix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Micropterigidae
Genus: Moleropterix
Engel & Kinzelbach, 2008
Species: M. kalbei
Binomial name
Moleropterix kalbei
Engel & Kinzelbach, 2008

Moleropterix is an extinct genus of small primitive metallic moths within the family Micropterigidae, containing one species, Moleropterix kalbei. It is described from a well-preserved forewing of the Fur Formation of the earliest Eocene (Early Ypresian) of Denmark.[1]

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