Pseudopostega longifurcata

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Pseudopostega longifurcata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Opostegidae
Genus: Pseudopostega
Species: P. longifurcata
Binomial name
Pseudopostega longifurcata
D.R. Davis & J.R. Stonis, 2007

Pseudopostega longifurcata is a moth of the family Opostegidae. It was described by Donald R. Davis and Jonas R. Stonis, 2007.[1] It is known from Jamaica and Ecuador.

The length of the forewings is 2.5–4 mm. Adults have been recorded in January (in Ecuador) and April (in Jamaica)

Etymology[edit]

The species name is derived from the Latin longus (meaning long) and furcatus (meaning forked), in reference to the deeply furcate apex of the male gnathos.

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