Erpis

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Erpis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Erpis
Walker, 1863 [1]
Species: E. macularis
Binomial name
Erpis macularis
Walker, 1863
Type species
Erpis macularis
Walker, 1863[2]

Erpis is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family. It was described by Francis Walker in 1863.[3] It contains only one species, Erpis macularis, which is found on Borneo.

The forewings are whitish with a blackish discal spot and four blackish bands.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Erpis". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Erpis at Butterflies and Moths of the World, Natural History Museum
  3. ^ Walker, Francis (1863). List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum: Lepidoptera Heterocera. Trustees, British Museum. p. 133. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  4. ^ List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum

External links[edit]

  • Nuss, M.; et al. (2003–2011). "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 2011-10-11.