|Amata phegea, the nine-spotted moth|
|Tribe:|| Syntomini |
The Syntomini are a tribe of moths in the family Erebidae. The tribe was erected by Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer in 1846.
The tribe used to be classified in the subfamily Ctenuchinae of the family Arctiidae.
The wingspan of a Syntomini is about 11-14 millimeters. Their abdomen can wither be completely yellow or be black with a band of yellow around it.
The following genera are included in the tribe.
Amata is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1807.
Balacra is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae.
Metarctia is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae and subfamily Arctiinae. The genus was erected by Francis Walker in 1855.
Lymantria is a genus of tussock moths in the family Erebidae. They are widely distributed throughout Europe, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Java, and Celebes. The genus was erected by Jacob Hübner in 1819.
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