Watsonidia navatteae is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Hervé de Toulgoët in 1986 and is found in Bolivia.
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.
Hervé de Toulgoët was a French entomologist. He specialised in moths of the families Arctiidae and Zygaenidae. He also studied the beetle genus Carabus. He was written about by Paul Thiaucourt and Jocelyne Navatte.
Lophocoronoidea is a superfamily of insects in the order Lepidoptera. There is a single genus, Lophocorona, in the family Lophocoronidae. These are small, primitive nocturnal moths restricted to Australia whose biology is largely unknown.
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.
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.
Opharus is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Francis Walker in 1855.
Watsonidia is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Hervé de Toulgoët in 1981.
Blepharoctenucha is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae described by Warren in 1895. Its only species, Blepharoctenucha virescens, first described by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1880, is known from India and Taiwan.
Buttia is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae described by Warren in 1904. Its only species, Buttia noctuodes, was described by the same author in the same year.
Caledasthena is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae. Its single species, Caledasthena montana, is found in New Caledonia in the south-west Pacific Ocean. Both the genus and species were first described by Jeremy Daniel Holloway in 1979.
Celonoptera is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae. Its only species, Celonoptera mirificaria, is found in south-eastern Europe. Both the genus and species were first described by Lederer in 1862.
Declana is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae that is endemic to New Zealand. The genus was erected by Francis Walker in 1858.
Entogonia is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae described by Warren in 1904.
Ithysia is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae. Its only species is Ithysia pravata. The genus was erected by Jacob Hübner in 1825, but the species had been first described by Hübner in 1813.
Megalotica is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae described by Zimmerman in 1958.
Panagropsis is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae described by Warren in 1894. Its only species, Panagropsis equitaria, described by Francis Walker in 1861, is found in South Africa.
Pterocypha is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae first described by Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer in 1855.
Watsonidia pardea is a moth in the family Erebidae. It is found in Colombia.
Watsonidia porioni is a moth in the family Erebidae first described by Hervé de Toulgoët in 1981. It is found in Panama.
Watsonidia reimona is a moth in the family Erebidae. It is found in Colombia.
Psychonoctua personalis is a moth in the family Cossidae. It was described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1865. It is found on Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico.
Rapdalus pardicolor is a moth in the family Cossidae. It was described by Frederic Moore in 1879. It is found in Taiwan, India, Thailand and Laos.
|This Phaegopterina-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|