Thopeutis

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Thopeutis
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Thopeutis galleriellus
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Tribe: Haimbachiini
Genus: Thopeutis
Hübner, 1818 [1]
Synonyms
  • CephisRagonot in Staudinger, 1892
  • Hombergiade Joannis, 1910
  • StenochiloHampson, 1896
  • TetrachilaHübner, 1808
  • TopeutisHübner, 1825

Thopeutis is a grass moth genus (family Crambidae) of subfamily Crambinae, tribe Haimbachiini. Some authors have placed it in the snout moth family (Pyralidae), where all grass moths were once also included, but this seems to be in error.

Species

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References

  1. Nuss, M.; et al. (2003–2011). "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 2011-10-10.