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Trifurcula sinica is a moth of the Nepticulidae family. It was described by Yang in 1989.[1] It is known from the Shaanxi in China.[2]

Trifurcula sinica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nepticulidae
Genus: Trifurcula
Species: T. sinica
Binomial name
Trifurcula sinica
(Yang, 1989)
  • Sinopticula sinica Yang, 1989

Adults have been recorded in April.

The larvae make galls in young branches of Prunus cerasifera, Prunus dulcis and Prunus persica.


  1. ^ "Invertebrates" Taxonomy and distribution of the Trifurcula (Glaucolepis) raikhonae group (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae)
  2. ^ "Nepticulidae and Opostegidae of the world". 2010-12-20. Retrieved 2011-12-16.