Timalus leucomela is a moth in the subfamily Arctiinae. It was described by Francis Walker in 1856. It is found in Panama and Brazil (Upper Amazonas, Pará).
The Sesiidae or clearwing moths are a diurnal moth family in the order Lepidoptera known for their Batesian mimicry in both appearance and behaviour of various Hymenoptera.
The Hepialidae are a family of insects in the lepidopteran order. Moths of this family are often referred to as swift moths or ghost moths.
Acronicta is a genus of noctuid moths containing about 150 species distributed mainly in the temperate Holarctic, with some in adjacent subtropical regions. The genus was erected by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae. Caterpillars of most Acronicta species are unmistakable, with brightly colored hairy spikes, and often feed quite visibly on common foliate trees. The hairy spikes may contain poison, which cause itchy, painful, swollen rash in humans on contact. The larva of the smeared dagger moth is unusually hairy even for this genus. Acronicta species are generally known as dagger moths, as most have one or more black dagger-shaped markings on their forewing uppersides. But some species have a conspicuous dark ring marking instead.
Aedia is a genus of noctuid moths erected by Jacob Hübner in 1823. The placement in a subfamily is subject to controversy, with various authors placing the genus in Acontiinae, Aediinae, Ophiderinae, Catocalinae or Acronictinae. If it is placed in Catocalinae, it is assigned to its own subtribe, Aediina and if placed in Acontiinae, it is assigned to its own tribe Aediini.
Aedia leucomelas, the eastern alchymist, sweet potato leaf worm or sorcerer, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in large parts of the world, ranging from Europe all over Asia up to Japan and some African countries. The subspecies Aedia leucomelas acronyctoides is found in Australia.
Timalus is a genus of moths in the subfamily Arctiinae.
Phaegorista is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae erected by Jean Baptiste Boisduval in 1836.
Acyphas is a genus of tussock moths in the family Erebidae erected by Jacob Hübner in 1819.
Callhistia is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae.
Hyposidra is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae first described by Achille Guenée in 1857.
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.
Timalus caeruleus is a moth in the subfamily Arctiinae. It was described by George Hampson in 1898. It is found in Mexico.
Timalus clavipennis is a moth in the subfamily Arctiinae. It was described by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1876. It is found in Espírito Santo, Brazil.
Ortalis is an historic genus of Ulidiid or picture-winged flies, first described by Fallén in 1810. It served as the type genus for the family Ulidiidae, which was called Ortalidae at the time. In 1932, it was pointed out by Adlrich that the name Ortalis was preoccupied by a genus of birds which had been named by Merrem in 1786. The name of the fly family was therefore revised, with some authors calling it Otitidae until Ulidiidae was settled on as standard. The genus itself was found to be paraphyletic, and all of its species have been reassigned to other genera, some in the Ulidiidae, and some in other Tephritoid families. In the following list, the species are organized according to the families and genera to which they have been reassigned.
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