Bembina

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Bembina
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Tribe: Nygmiini
Genus: Bembina
Walker, 1865
Type species
Bembina apicalis
Walker, 1865[1]

Bembina is a genus of tussock moths in the family Erebidae.

Walker circumscribed the genus in 1865 with his newly-described B. apicalis as its sole memeber.[1]

Species[edit]

As of 2017, the following six species are included in the genus.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Walker, Francis (1865). "Genus Bembina". Supplement.—Part 2. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. 32. London: Edward Newman. p. 505. 
  2. ^ Savela, Markku. "Bembina Walker, 1865". Lepidoptera and some other life forms. Retrieved 30 September 2017.