Agdistis kruegeri

Agdistis kruegeri

Agdistis kruegeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Agdistis
Species: A. kruegeri
Binomial name
Agdistis kruegeri
Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2009

Agdistis kruegeri is a moth in the Pterophoridae family. It is known from South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Kwa-Zulu-Natal).

The wingspan is 18-22 mm. The forewings are grey with hardly visible dark dots, found in the discal area, at the costal margin, in middle part and at the wing base. The hindwing are uniformly grey. Adults are on wing from October to November.


The species is named after Dr Martin Krüger (Transvaal Museum, Pretoria).


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