Amata (moth)

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Amata
Amata trigonophora1.jpg
Amata trigonophora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Tribe: Syntomini
Genus: Amata
Fabricius, 1807
Type species
Zygaena passalis
Fabricius, 1781
Synonyms
  • Syntomis Ochsenheimer, 1808
  • Buthysia Wallengren, 1863
  • Cacoethes Hübner, 1819
  • Coenochromia Hübner, [1819]
  • Syntoma Billberg, 1820
  • Hydrusa Walker, 1854
  • Asinusca Wallengren, 1862
  • Asinutea Wallengren, 1863
  • Asinusca Wallengren, 1865
  • Callitomis Butler, 1876
  • Leopoldina Hering, 1934
  • Vitronaclia Griveaud, 1964

Amata is a genus of tiger moths in the Erebidae family.

Selected species[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Amata phegea
Amata sp. - mating
Amata alicia
Amata fortunei
Amata perixanthia
Amata polymita
Mating of Amata Species (unknown) from Thiruvananthapuram Kerala

References[edit]

  1. ^ Witt, Thomas J.; Kravchenko, Vasiliy D.; Spiedel, Wolfgang; Mooser, Josef; Junnila, Amy; Müller, Günter C. (2007). "A new Amata species from Israel (Arctiidae, Syntominae)" (PDF). Nota lepidopterologica. 30 (2): 367–373. ISSN 0342-7536. Retrieved 29 September 2014.