Marasmarcha brevirostris

Marasmarcha brevirostris is a species of moth in the genus Marasmarcha known from Guatemala, Mexico, and Panama. Moths of this species take flight in February and August and have a wingspan of approximately 20–25 millimetres.[2]

Marasmarcha brevirostris
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Marasmarcha
M. brevirostris
Binomial name
Marasmarcha brevirostris
(Walsingham, 1915)
  • Platyptilia brevirostris Walsingham, 1915


  1. ^ Walsingham (1915). "Platyptilia brevirostris, sp. n.". Insecta: Lepidoptera-Heterocera. Biologia Centrali-Americana. IV. Tineina, Pterophorina, Orneodina, and Pyralidina and Hepialina (part.). pp. 438–439.
  2. ^ Gielis, C. (2006). "Review of the Neotropical species of the family Pterophoridae, part I: Ochyroticinae, Deuterocopinae, Pterophorinae (Platyptiliini, Exelastini, Oxyptilini) (Lepidoptera)". Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden. 80–2 (1).