Himantopterus is a genus of moths in the family Himantopteridae. It was described by Constantin Wesmael in 1836.[1]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Himantopteridae
Genus: Himantopterus
Wesmael, 1836



  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Himantopterus​". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum.
  • Kishida, Y. & Inomata, T., 1993: A new species of the himantopterid genus Himantopterus from Borneo (Lepidoptera). Tyô to Ga, 44 (2): 49–51. Abstract and full article: [1]