Thumatha monochroa is a moth in the family Erebidae first described by Vadim V. Zolotuhin in 1996. It is found in south-eastern Kazakhstan.
Moths are a polyphyletic group of insects that includes all members of the order Lepidoptera that are not butterflies, with moths making up the vast majority of the order. There are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of moth, many of which have yet to be described. Most species of moth are nocturnal, but there are also crepuscular and diurnal species.
The Erebidae are a family of moths in the superfamily Noctuoidea. The family is among the largest families of moths by species count and contains a wide variety of well-known macromoth groups. The family includes the underwings (Catocala); litter moths (Herminiinae); tiger, lichen, and wasp moths (Arctiinae); tussock moths (Lymantriinae), including the arctic woolly bear moth ; piercing moths ; micronoctuoid moths (Micronoctuini); snout moths (Hypeninae); and zales, though many of these common names can also refer to moths outside the Erebidae. Some of the erebid moths are called owlets.
A species description is a formal description of a newly discovered species, usually in the form of a scientific paper. Its purpose is to give a clear description of a new species of organism and explain how it differs from species which have been described previously or are related. The species description often contains photographs or other illustrations of the type material and states in which museums it has been deposited. The publication in which the species is described gives the new species a formal scientific name. Some 1.9 million species have been identified and described, out of some 8.7 million that may actually exist. Millions more have become extinct.
Pyrosis is a genus of moths in the family Lasiocampidae. The genus was first described by Oberthür in 1880. The moths live in Asia.
Endromidae is a family of moths. It was long considered to be a monotypic family, containing just one species, the Kentish glory, Endromis versicolora, found throughout the Palaearctic region. The family now consists of several genera and about 30 species, all former members of the family Bombycidae.
Monochroa is a genus of moth in the family Gelechiidae.
Manulea is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae erected by Hans Daniel Johan Wallengren in 1863. The type species is Lithosia gilveola Ochsenheimer, 1810.
Thumatha is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Francis Walker in 1866. Species are distributed in the Oriental and Australian regions.
Paralebeda is a genus of moths in the family Lasiocampidae. The genus was erected by Per Olof Christopher Aurivillius in 1894.
Monochroa lucidella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found in most of Europe, except Spain, Switzerland and most of the Balkan Peninsula. It is recorded from the Near East and Siberia (Transbaikalia).
Mustilia is a genus of moths of the Endromidae family. The genus was previously placed in the subfamily Prismostictinae of the Bombycidae family.
Mustilizans is a genus of moths of the family Endromidae described by Ji-Kun Yang in 1995. The genus was previously placed in the subfamily Prismostictinae of the family Bombycidae.
Paralebeda femorata is a moth of the family Lasiocampidae. It is found from the Russian Far East, eastern Mongolia, Korea and north-eastern China over eastern and central China and Taiwan to Bhutan, Nepal, northern India, Pakistan and northern Vietnam.
Thumatha fuscescens is a moth of the family Erebidae first described by Francis Walker in 1866. It is found in Australia, South-East Asia, India, Sri Lanka, the Comoros, Réunion, Madagascar and Gabon.
Monochroa rumicetella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It was described by O. Hofmann in 1868. It is found from Fennoscandia and Belarus to Portugal, the Alps and Greece, and from France to Romania.
Monochroa tenebrella, the common plain neb, is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Jacob Hübner in 1817. It is found in most of Europe. The habitat consists of open grassy areas and heathland.
Thumatha muscula is a moth in the family Erebidae first described by Otto Staudinger in 1887. It is found in the Russian Far East and Japan.
Thumatha ochracea is a moth in the family Erebidae first described by Otto Vasilievich Bremer in 1861. It is found in the Russian Far East and Japan.
Thumatha orientalis is a moth in the family Erebidae first described by Jeremy Daniel Holloway in 2001. It is found in Sri Lanka and on Borneo. The habitat consists of lowland areas.
The Nudariina are a subtribe of lichen moths in the family Erebidae. The taxon was described by Carl Julius Bernhard Börner in 1920.
Monochroa sperata is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Peter Huemer and Ole Karsholt in 2010. It is found in the south-western Alps of France and Italy.
Monochroa subcostipunctella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Sakamaki in 1996. It is found in Japan and Korea.
Monochroa pallida is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Sakamaki in 1996. It is found in Japan.
The Natural History Museum in London is a natural history museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history. It is one of three major museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, the others being the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Natural History Museum's main frontage, however, is on Cromwell Road.
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