A new extant family of primitive moths from Kangaroo Island, Australia, and its significance for understanding early Lepidoptera evolution
Niels P Kristensen, Douglas J Hilton, Axel Kallies, Liz Milla, Jadranka Rota, Niklas Wahlberg, Stephen A Wilcox, Richard V Glatz, David A Young, Glenn Cocking, Ted Edwards, George W Gibbs, Mike Halsey
Systematic Entomology | WILEY | Published : 2015
We thank Bushland Conservation Pty Ltd for permission to access their property, which contains most of the current known range of this species; J. Naumann and D. Cheung for technical help with sectioning and illustrations. M. Horak facilitated the 2012 fieldwork. We thank Don Davis, Erik van Nieukerken, and Thomas Simonsen for comments on the manuscript. N.P.K. had economic support from B. Benzons Stottefond. DNA sequencing was supported by an honorarium from the Hermon Slade Foundation to D.J.H.; J.R. and N.W. thank Kone Foundation for funding. The authors declare no conflicts of interest.