Thysanoprymna pyrrhopyga is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Francis Walker in 1865. It is found in Brazil and Ecuador.
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.
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.
Francis Walker was an English entomologist. He was one of the most prolific authors in entomology, and stirred controversy during his later life as his publications resulted in a huge number of junior synonyms.
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.
The Thyrididae comprise the family of picture-winged leaf moths. They are the only family in the superfamily Thyridoidea, which sometimes has been included in the Pyraloidea, but this isn't supported by cladistic analysis.
Crambinae is a large subfamily of the lepidopteran family Crambidae, the crambid snout moths. It currently includes over 1,800 species worldwide. The larvae are root feeders or stem borers, mostly on grasses. A few species are pests of sod grasses, maize, sugar cane, rice, and other Poaceae. The monophyly of this group is supported by the structure of the tympanal organs and the phallus attached medially to the juxta.
Baritius is a genus of arctiine tussock moths in the family Erebidae.
Adolphus Warburton Moore (1841–1887) was a British civil servant and mountaineer.
Horace Walker (1838–1908) was an English mountaineer who made many notable first ascents, including Mount Elbrus and the Grandes Jorasses.
Lemyra is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae. The genus contains many species from East and South Asia, Sundaland and Australia. It was described by Francis Walker in 1856.
Termessa is a genus of moths in the subfamily Arctiinae.
Thysanoprymna is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae.
Smerinthini is a tribe of moths of the family Sphingidae. The genus was erected by Augustus Radcliffe Grote and Herbert C. Robinson in 1865.
Dilophonotini is a tribe of moths of the family Sphingidae described by Hermann Burmeister in 1878.
Macroglossini is a tribe of moths of the family Sphingidae described by Thaddeus William Harris in 1839.
Euteliidae is a family of moths in the superfamily Noctuoidea.
Jakob Anderegg was a Swiss mountain guide and the first ascensionist of many prominent mountains in the western Alps during the golden and silver ages of alpinism. Jakob Anderegg made the first ascent of the following peaks or routes:
Thysanoprymna cepiana is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Herbert Druce in 1893. It is found in Venezuela.
Thysanoprymna palmeri is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Walter Rothschild in 1916. It is found in Colombia.
Thysanoprymna roseocincta is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Adalbert Seitz in 1920. It is found in Colombia.
Thysanoprymna superba is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by William Schaus in 1889. It is found in Mexico, Costa Rica and Venezuela.
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