Riechia

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Riechia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Castniidae
Genus: Riechia
Oiticica, 1955[1]
Species: R. acraeoides
Binomial name
Riechia acraeoides
(Guérin-Méneville, [1832])
Synonyms

Genus:

  • Herrichia Buchecker, [1876]

Species:

  • Castnia acraeoides Guérin-Méneville, [1832]
  • Castnia actinophorus Kollar, 1839
  • Castnia f. nervosa Strand, 1913
  • Castnia jörgenseni Breyer, 1933
  • Herrichia diffusa Lathy, 1923

Riechia is a genus of moths within the family Castniidae containing only one species, Riechia acraeoides, which is found in Peru, Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Riechia acraeoides acraeoides (Peru, Brazil, Argentina)
  • Riechia acraeoides diffusa (Lathy, 1923) (Brazil)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Data related to Riechia at Wikispecies
  • Media related to Riechia at Wikimedia Commons