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"Laspeyresia" redirects here. As invalidly established by J. Hübner in 1825, this refers to the tortrix moth genus Cydia.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Boletobiinae
Genus: Laspeyria
Germar, 1810

Aventia Duponchel, 1829
Colposia Hübner, [1823]
Laspeyresia R.L. [Reichenbach], 1817

Laspeyria is a genus of moths of the Erebidae family.[1]


The genus has previously been classified in the Catocalinae or Calpinae subfamilies within either the Erebidae or Noctuidae families.

Selected species[edit]


  1. ^ Zahiri, Reza et al. (2011). "Molecular phylogenetics of Erebidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea)". Systematic Entomology. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00607.x.