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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Eolepidopterigina
Superfamilia: Eolepidopterigoidea

Familia: †Eolepidopterigidae
Genus: †Undopterix
Species: U. caririensis – U. sukatshevae

Undopterix Skalski, 1979

Type species: Undopterix sukatshevae Skalski, 1979

Martins-Neto & Vulcano 1989: Amphiesmenoptera (Trichoptera and Lepidoptera) na formacao Santana (Cretaceo Inferior) Bacia do Araripe, nordeste do Brasil. 1 - Lepidoptera (Insecta). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 61(4): 459–466.
Skalski 1979: A new member of the family Micropterigidae (Lepidoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of Transbaikalia. Paleontologicheskii zhurnal, 1979(2): 90–97.

Undopterix is an extinct genus of moths within the family Eolepidopterigidae, containing two species. Undopterix sukatshevae is known from Russia. The fossil remains are dated to the Lower Cretaceous.[1]

The second species, Undopterix cariensis is known from the Crato Formation in Brazil.


Undopterix was initially classified in the Micropterigidae, but was later transferred to the Eolepidopterigidae family. It was designated as the type-genus for the new family Undopterigidae by Kozlov in 1988, but this is disputed.

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