Trichocirca

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Trichocirca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Choreutidae
Genus: Trichocirca
Meyrick, 1920
Species: T. tyrota
Binomial name
Trichocirca tyrota
Meyrick, 1920[1]

Trichocirca is a genus of moths in the Choreutidae family, containing only one species, Trichocirca tyrota, which is known from Kenya.

Taxonomy[edit]

Trichocirca was included in the Yponomeutidae by Fletcher in 1929. It was transferred to the Choreutidae on the advice of the late J. Kyrki of Finland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Afro Moths". Afro Moths. Retrieved 2011-12-19.