Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Subfamily: Pterophorinae
Genus: Patagonophorus
Gielis, 1991
Species: P. murinus
Binomial name
Patagonophorus murinus
Gielis, 1991

Patagonophorus is a genus of moth in the Pterophoridae family containing only one species, Patagonophorus murinus, which is known from Argentina[1] and Chile.

The wingspan is 15‑18.5 mm. The forewings are brown‑grey mixed with white scales. The hindwings and grey‑brown and the fringes are brown‑grey. Adults are on wing from mid November to mid February.[2]


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