Pterogyne insularis

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Taxonavigation: Tineoidea 

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
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Superfamilia: Tineoidea

Familia: Psychidae
Genus: Pterogyne
Species: Pterogyne insularis


Pterogyne insularis D.R. Davis, 1975

Type locality: Dominican Republic, La Vega province, Hotel Montana, 10 km NE of Jarabacoa, 520 m.

Holotype: USNM. male ♂. genitalia slide no. USNM no. 72084. 28.V.1973. leg. Don & Mignon Davis.


  • Davis, D.R., 1975a: A review of the West Indian moths of the family Psychidae with description of a new Taxa and immature stages. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 188: 1–66. Full article: [1]
  • Sobczyk, T. 2011. World Catalogue of Insects. Volume 10: Psychidae (Lepidoptera). Apollo Books, Stenstrup: 467 pp. ISBN 978-87-88757-98-9. Reference page