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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.


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.


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