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Taxonavigation: Pterophoroidea 

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: Heteroneura
Divisio: Eulepidoptera
Sectio: Ditrysia
Subsectio: Apoditrysia
Superfamilia: Pterophoroidea

Familia: Pterophoridae
Subfamilia: Pterophorinae
Tribus: Exelastini - Oidaematophorini - Oxyptilini - Platyptiliini - Pterophorini - Tetraschalini

overview genera not assigned to a tribus[edit]

Aciptilia –



  • Gielis, C., 2003: World Catalogue of Insects Volume 4, Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea (Lepidoptera).
  • Gielis, C., 2003: Review of the Pterophoridae from New Guinea, with descriptions of eight new species (Lepidoptera). Zoologische Mededelingen 77 (21): 349–391. [1]]
  • Gielis, C., 2011: Review of the Neotropical species of the family Pterophoridae, part II: Pterophorinae (Oidaematophorini, Pterophorini) (Lepidoptera). Zoologische Mededelingen 85 (10): 589–824. Full article: [2].
  • Kovtunovich, V. & P. Ustjuzhanin, 2011: The first report of Prichotilus Rose et Pooni, 2005 (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) from Africa with description of two new species. Amurian Zoological Journal 3 (4): 358–359. Full article: [3].