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Cryphia domestica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Cryphia
Hübner, 1818
  • Bryoleuca Hampson, 1908
  • Bryophila Treitschke, 1825
  • Bryopsis Boursin, 1970
  • Euthales Hübner, 1820
  • Hymenocryphia Boursin, 1967
  • Jaspidia Hübner, 1822
  • Nyctobrya Boursin, 1957
  • Scythobrya Boursin, 1960

Cryphia is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.


Palpi slender and upturned, where the third joint reaching above vertex of head. Antennae minutely ciliated. Thorax with slight tufts behind collar. Abdomen with slight dorsal tufts, and longer than the hindwing. Larva with four pairs of abdominal prolegs.[1]


Former species[edit]


  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna of British India Including Ceylon and Burma Moths Vol-ii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]
  • Cryphia at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  • Hacker, H. & Fibiger, M. (2006). "Updated list of Micronoctuidae, Noctuidae (s.l.), and Hyblaeidae species of Yemen, collected during three expeditions in 1996, 1998 and 2000, with comments and descriptions of species." Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie 12: 75-166.
  • Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database
  • Pekarsky, O., & Ronkay, L. (2010). "Subfamily Bryophilinae Guenée. The Bryophila raptricula species-complex. in: Fibiger, M., Ronkay, L., Yela, J.L. & Zilli, A. (2010): Rivulinae – Phytometrinae, and Micronoctuidae, including Supplement to Noctuidae Europaeae, vols 1-11. Noctuidae Europaeae, volume 12." – Entomological Press, Sorø, 504 pp. + 13 colour plates.
  • Pekarsky, O., Volynkin, A., & Matov, A. (2014). "A new species of Bryophila Treitschke, 1825 from Mongolia (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Bryophilinae)." Zootaxa 3856 (1): 143–148.
  • Pekarsky, O. (2014). "A new species of Bryoleuca Treitschke, 1825 from Kazakhstan (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Bryophilinae)." FIBIGERIANA SUPPLEMENT: VOLUME 2. 171–176 pp. color plate 298 p.