(Wileman & West, 1928)
Thysanoptyx incurvata is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is found in Taiwan.
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.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia. Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. Taiwan is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations (UN).
Sir George Francis Hampson, 10th Baronet was a British entomologist.
Arthur Gardiner Butler was an English entomologist, arachnologist and ornithologist. He worked at the British Museum working on the taxonomy of birds, insects, and spiders.
Nepticulidae is a family of very small moths with a worldwide distribution. They are characterised by eyecaps over the eyes. These pigmy moths or midget moths, as they are commonly known, include the smallest of all living moths, with a wingspan that can be as little as 3 mm. in the case of the European pigmy sorrel moth, but more usually 3.5–10 mm. The wings of adult moths are narrow and lanceolate, sometimes with metallic markings, and with the venation very simplified compared to most other moths.
Eupterotidae is a family of insects in the order Lepidoptera with more than 300 described species.
Urodidae or "false burnet moths" is a family of insects in the lepidopteran order, representing its own superfamily, Urodoidea, with three genera, one of which, Wockia, occurs in Europe.
Copromorphoidea, the "fruitworm moths" is a superfamily of insects in the lepidopteran order. These moths are small to medium-sized and are broad-winged bearing some resemblance to the superfamilies Tortricoidea and Immoidea. The antennae are often "pectinate" especially in males, and many species of these well camouflaged moths bear raised tufts of scales on the wings and a specialised fringe of scales at the base of the hindwing sometimes in females only; there are a number of other structural characteristics. The position of this superfamily is not certain, but it has been placed in the natural group of "Apoditrysia" "Obtectomera", rather than with the superfamilies Alucitoidea or Epermenioidea within which it has sometimes previously been placed, on the grounds that shared larval and pupal characteristics of these groups have probably evolved independently. It has been suggested that the division into two families should be abandoned.
Agathiphaga is a genus of moths in the family Agathiphagidae, known as kauri moths. This caddis fly-like lineage of primitive moths was first reported by Lionel Jack Dumbleton in 1952, as a new genus of Micropterigidae.
Sematurinae is a subfamily of moths in the family Sematuridae represented by at least 29 species in the Neotropics.
Polyommatus eros, the Eros blue or common meadow blue, is a species of blue butterfly found in Europe.
The Thyatirinae are a subfamily of the moth family Drepanidae with about 200 species described. Until recently, most classifications treated this group as a separate family called Thyatiridae.
Lacydes is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae.
Thysanoptyx is a genus of moth in the subfamily Arctiinae.
Parotis is a genus of moths of the family Crambidae.
Androlymnia is a genus of moths of the family Noctuidae.
Paralephana is a genus of moths of the family Erebidae. It was described by George Hampson in 1926.
Chaetolopha is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae. Most species are endemic to Australia. A number of species previously assigned to this genus, were reassigned to the new genus Parachaetolopha in 2002.
Victor Gurney Logan Van Someren was a zoologist and entomologist.
Lacydes incurvata is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by G. Ebert in 1973. It is found in Afghanistan.
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