Zygaena

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Zygaena
Zygaena ephialtes.jpg
Zygaena ephialtes
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Zygaenidae
Subfamily: Zygaeninae
Genus: Zygaena
Fabricius, 1775
Synonyms
  • Anthrocera Scopoli, 1777
  • Hesychia Hübner, [1819]
  • Agrumenia Hübner, [1819]
  • Eutychia Hübner, [1819]
  • Anthilaria Hübner, [1819]
  • Aeacis Hübner, [1819]
  • Thermophila Hübner, [1819]
  • Lycastes Hübner, [1819]
  • Mesembrynus Hübner, [1819]
  • Silvicola Burgeff, 1926
  • Hyala Burgeff, 1926
  • Santolinophaga Burgeff, 1926
  • Peucedanophila Burgeff, 1926
  • Lictoria Burgeff, 1926
  • Peristygia Burgeff, 1926
  • Coelestis Burgeff, 1926
  • Polymorpha Burgeff, 1926
  • Yasumatsuia Strand, 1936
  • Bizankoia Strand, 1936
  • Argumenoidea Holik, 1937
  • Cirsiphaga Holik, 1953
  • Coelestina Holik, 1953
  • Libania Holik & Sheljuzhko, 1956
  • Usgenta Holik & Sheljuzhko, 1956
  • Huebneriana Holik & Sheljuzhko, 1957
  • Burgeffia Holik & Sheljuzhko, 1958
  • Mesembrynoidea Holik & Sheljuzhko, 1958
  • Epizygaena Jordan, [1907]

Zygaena is a genus of moths in the family Zygaenidae. These brightly coloured, day-flying moths are native to the West Palearctic.

Species[edit]

External links[edit]

  • List of Zygaena Types
  • Savela, Markku. "Zygaena Fabricius, 1775". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  • A revised check-list of the genus Zygaena Fabricius, 1775 (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae, Zygaeninae), based on the biospecies concept[permanent dead link]
  • Images at Encyclopaedia of Life