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Scientific classification

Felder, 1861
T. saturata
Binomial name
Tineopsis saturata
Felder, 1861

Tineopsis is a genus of moths in the subfamily Arctiinae. It contains the single species Tineopsis saturata, which is found on Ambon Island. [1]

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  1. Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Tineopsis saturata". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index . Natural History Museum . Retrieved May 14, 2018.