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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Noctuoidea

Familia: Erebidae
Subfamilia: Arctiinae
Tribus: Arctiini
Subtribus: Ctenuchina
Genus: Agyrta
Species: A. dux
Name

Agyrta Hübner, [1820]

Type species: Phalaena micilia Cramer, 1779 by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980
References

Becker, V.O. 2013: Taxonomic changes in the Neotropical Pericopina and Ctenuchina moths (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini), with description of new taxa. The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 46: 53–66. Full article (PDF) Reference page.

Agyrta is a Neotropical genus of moth in the subfamily Arctiinae.
Species

Agyrta albisparsa Hampson, 1898
Agyrta bifasciata Rothschild, 1912
Agyrta chena Druce, 1893
Agyrta conspicua Schaus, 1911
Agyrta dichotoma Draudt, 1931
Agyrta dux Walker, 1854
Agyrta flavitincta Hampson, 1898
Agyrta garleppi Rothschild, 1912
Agyrta grandimacula Zerny, 1931
Agyrta klagesi Rothschild, 1912
Agyrta macasia Schaus, 1924
Agyrta mathani Rothschild, 1912
Agyrta micilia Cramer, 1780
Agyrta monoplaga Druce, 1898
Agyrta pandemia Druce, 1893
Agyrta porphyria Cramer, 1782
Agyrta pulchriformis Rothschild, 1912
Agyrta varuna Druce, 1907

Status unknown

Agyrta lydia Druce

References

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera generic names catalog
Agyrta at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms

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