Druceiella metellus

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Taxonavigation: Hepialoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Infraordo: Exoporia
Superfamilia: Hepialoidea

Familia: Hepialidae
Genus: Druceiella
Species: Druceiella metellus


Druceiella metellus (Druce, 1890)

Type locality: Ecuador, Sarayacu.

Holotype: BMNH. male ♂.



  • Grehan, J.R. & Rawlins, J.E. 2018. Taxonomic Revision and Vicariance Biogeography of the Central and South American Ghost Moth Genus Druceiella (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Anals of Carnegie Museum 85(2): 165–192. reference page 
  • Nielsen, E.S. ; G.S. Robinson & D.L. Wagner, 2000: Ghost-moths of the world: a global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea) (Lepidoptera). Journal of Natural History 34 (6): 823–878.