Sabatinca demissa

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Sabatinca demissa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Micropterigidae
Genus: Sabatinca
Species: S. demissa
Binomial name
Sabatinca demissa
Philpott, 1923

Sabatinca demissa is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae.[1] It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1923 and is endemic to New Zealand.[2][3] The current species doesn't have a long-distance pheromone communication system.[4]


  1. ^ Gibbs, George W. "Fauna of New Zealand 72: Micropterigidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera)" (PDF). Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research. doi:10.7931/j2/fnz.72. Retrieved 2018-03-29. 
  2. ^ "Sabatinca demissa Philpott, 1923". Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd. Retrieved 2018-03-29. 
  3. ^ "Sabatinca demissa Philpott, 1923". Retrieved 2018-03-29. 
  4. ^ Ring T. Cardé and Albert K. Minks (1997). Insect Pheromone Research: New Directions. Chapman and Hall. p. 477. ISBN 0-412-99611-1. 

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