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Eupterotidae

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Eupterotidae is a family of insects in the order Lepidoptera with more than 300 described species.[1]

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Diversity

The family consists of four subfamilies and the unplaced Ganissa group. The subfamily Eupterotinae consists of about 11 genera, the Ganissa group about 10 genera, the subfamily Janinae about 16 genera, the subfamily Panacelinae consists of one genus and 3 species and the subfamily Striphnopteryginae of 15 genera.

Genera

Former genera

References

  • Bouyer, Th., 2012: Description de nouveaux Eupterotidae africains (Lepidoptera). Entomologia Africana 17 (2): 2-14.
  • Forbes, W.T.M., 1955: The subdivision of the Eupterotidae (Lepidoptera). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 98 (2): 85-132.
  • Nässig, W.A. & Oberprieler, R.G., 2008: An annotated catalogue of the genera of Eupterotidae (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea). Senckenbergiana Biologica 88 (1): 53-80.
  • Nässig, W.A., & Schulze, C.H., 2007: A second species with diurnal males of the genus Eupterote from Indonesia: Eupterote (Eupterote) splendens sp. n. from Sulawesi (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea, Eupterotidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 87 (2): 189-194.
  • Pitkin, B. & P. Jenkins. Butterflies and Moths of the World: Generic Names and their Type-species. Natural History Museum.[1]
  • Oberprieler, R.G.; Nässig, W.A.; Edwards, E.D. 2003: Ebbepterote, a new genus for the Australian 'Eupterote' expansa (T. P. Lucas), with a revised classification of the family Eupterotidae (Lepidoptera). Invertebrate systematics, 17: 99-110. doi:10.1071/IS02028

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Eupterotidae: Brief Summary

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Eupterotidae is a family of insects in the order Lepidoptera with more than 300 described species.

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