Platyptilia aarviki

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Platyptilia
Species: P. aarviki
Binomial name
Platyptilia aarviki
Gielis, 2008

Platyptilia aarviki is a moth of the family Pterophoroidea. It is found in Kenia. The species is named after Leif Aarvik, in honour of his thorough work on the "Microlepidoptera" of Tanzania.

The wingspan is ca. 33 mm. The moth flies in November.

External links

  • Ten new species of Afrotropical Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera)
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