Thyridiphora

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Thyridiphora
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Cybalomiinae
Genus:Thyridiphora
Warren, 1888 [1]
Synonyms
  • ThyridophoraHampson, 1896

Thyridiphora is a genus of moths of the family Crambidae.

A genus is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus comes above species and below family. In binomial nomenclature, the genus name forms the first part of the binomial species name for each species within the genus.

Moth Group of mostly-nocturnal insects in the order Lepidoptera

Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera. Most lepidopterans are moths, and 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.

Crambidae Family of insects

The Crambidae are the grass moth family of lepidopterans. They are quite variable in appearance, the nominal subfamily Crambinae taking up closely folded postures on grass stems where they are inconspicuous, while other subfamilies include brightly coloured and patterned insects which rest in wing-spread attitudes.

Species

Thyridiphora furia is a species of moth in the family Crambidae described by Charles Swinhoe in 1884. It is found in Greece, Lebanon, Pakistan, Niger, Yemen, Seychelles and Kenya.

Thyridiphora gilva is a species of moth in the family Crambidae. It is found in Australia, including Queensland.

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References

  1. "global Pyraloidea database". Globiz.pyraloidea.org. Retrieved 2011-10-11.