Palaeolepidopterix

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Palaeolepidopterix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Micropterigidae (disputed)
Genus: Palaeolepidopterix
Kozlov, 1989
Species: P. aurea
Binomial name
Palaeolepidopterix aurea
Kozlov, 1989

Palaeolepidopterix is an extinct genus of small primitive metallic moths within the extant family Micropterigidae or extinct family Eolepidopterigidae, containing one species, Palaeolepidopterix aurea.[1] It is known from the Late Jurassic (Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian) Karabastau Svita of Kazakhstan.

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