Abnormipterus

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Abnormipterus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Arctiidae
Genus: Abnormipterus
Orfila, 1935
Species: A. abnormis
Binomial name
Abnormipterus abnormis
(Hampson, 1898)[1]

Abnormipterus is a genus of moths in the family Arctiidae. It contains the single species Abnormipterus abnormis.

These moths are generally found in the tropics of South America, burrowing deep into the soil and coming out every few years. They are also considered a delicacy by certain races of South American natives[vague].

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