Named By: N. B. Tindale - 1985.
Classification: Arthropoda, Insecta, Lepidoptera, Castniidae.
Species: D. castnioides (type).
Diet: Uncertain/herbivore? In larval stage/nectar drinker? when adult.
Size: Forewings about 16.4 millimetres long and 9.4 millimetres wide.
Known locations: USA, Colorado - Florissant Formation.
Time period: Priabonian of the Eocene.
Fossil representation: Fore wings.
Dominickus is a genus of butterfly moth that lived in the western USA during the late Eocene.
- A butterfly-moth (Lepidoptera Castniidae) from the Oligocene shales of Florissant, Colorado. - Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 24(1):31-40. - N. B. Tindale - 1985.