Thyatirinae

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Thyatirinae
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Achlya flavicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Drepanoidea
Family: Drepanidae
Subfamily: Thyatirinae
Smith, 1893
Synonyms
  • Cymatophoridae Herrich-Schäffer, 1847

The Thyatirinae are a subfamily of moth family Drepanidae with about 200 species described. Until recently, most classifications treated this group as a separate family called Thyatiridae.[citation needed]

Taxonomy[edit]

Aethiopsestis
Achlya
Betapsestis
Bycombia
Camptopsestis
Ceranemota
Chaeopsestis
Chiropsestis
Cymatophorina
Demopsestis
Epipsestis
Euparyphasma
Euthyatira
Gaurena
Habrona
Habrosyne
Hiroshia
Horipsestis
Horithyatira
Hypsidia
Isopsestis
Koedfoltos
Kurama
Macrothyatira
Marplena
Mesopsestis
Mesothyatira
Mimopsestis
Nemacerota
Neodaruma
Neoploca
Nephoploca
Neotogaria
Nothoploca
Ochropacha
Paragnorima
Parapsestis
Polydactylos
Polyploca
Psidopala
Pseudothyatira
Shinploca
Spica
Stenopsestis
Sugitaniella
Takapsestis
Tethea
Tetheella
Thyatira
Toelgyfaloca
Toxoides
Wernya

Notable species[edit]

Nine species are resident in the British Isles:[citation needed]

References[edit]

  • Beccaloni, G.W., Scoble, M.J., Robinson, G.S. & Pitkin, B. (Editors). 2003. The Global Lepidoptera Names Index (LepIndex).[1] (accessed 06/06/2006)
  • Lane, M.A., 1973: A new genus and species of Ethiopian Thyatiridae (Lepidoptera). Journal of Natural History 7 (3): 267-272. Abstract: doi:10.1080/00222937300770221.
  • László Gy.M. & Ronkay G., 2000: New Epipsestis Matsumura, 1921 species (Lepidoptera, Thyatiridae) from Vietnam and from Nepal. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 46(4): 337-349.
  • László Gy.M. & Ronkay G., 2000: Species of the genus Epipsestis Matsumura, 1921 in Taiwan, with the descriptions of three new taxa (Lepidoptera, Thyatiridae). Bulletin of the National Museum of Natural. Science 12: 75-92.
  • László Gy.M. & Ronkay G. & Ronkay L., 2001: Taxonomic studies on the Eurasian Thyatiridae. Revision of Wernya Yoshimoto, 1987 generic complex and the genus Takapsestis Matsumura, 1933 (Lepidoptera). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 47(1): 27-85.
  • Laszlo, Gy. M.; G. Ronkay; L. Ronkay & T. Witt, 2007, Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie Band 13: 1-683 [2]
  • Yoshimoto, H., 1983: On a new genus for Polyploca nigripunctata Warren, 1915, with description of a new species from Taiwan (Lepidoptera: Thyatiridae). Tinea 11 (14): 125-132.