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Taxonavigation: Hepialoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
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
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Exoporia
Superfamilia: Hepialoidea

Familia: Hepialidae
Genus: Druceiella
Species: D. amazonensis – D. basirubra – D. beckeri – D. hillmani – D. metellus – D. mielkei – D. momus – D. songoensis


Druceiella Viette, 1949

Type species: Hepialus momus Druce, 1890, by original designation



  • Grehan, J.R., 2010: Structural variants in the morphology of the first abdominal trgite supporting the monophyly of the Latin American genera Cibyra Walker, Druceiella Viette, Pfitzneriana Viette and Trichophassus Le Cerf (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Bulletin of the Buffalo Museum of Science, 39: 43–63. Full article: [1].
  • Grehan, J.R. & Rawlins, J.E. 2018. Taxonomic Revision and Vicariance Biogeography of the Central and South American Ghost Moth Genus Druceiella (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Annals 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.