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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: Bombycoidea

Familia: Brahmaeidae
Genera: Acanthobrahmaea – Brachygnatha – Brahmaea – Calliprogonos – Dactyloceras – Lemonia – Sabalia – Spiramiopsis

Name

Brahmaeidae Swinhoe, 1892
Synonyms

Lemoniidae Hampson, 1918. Synonymy in Zwick, 2008.

References

Antoshin, D.A. & Zolotuhin, V.V. 2013. Taxonomic remarks on the Lemoniidae (Lepidoptera) with description of a new species from Iran. Tinea 22(3): 168–174. Reference page.
Hao, H.L. ; X.R. Zhang & J.K. Yang, 2002: Two new species of Brahmaeidae from China (Lepidoptera: Brahmaeidae). Acta Entomologica Sinica 45 (Suppl.): 53–55. Full article: [1]
Kitching, I.J., Rougerie, R., Zwick, A., Hamilton, C.A., St Laurent, R.A., Naumann, S., Mejia, L.B. & Kawahara, A.Y. 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e22236. DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.6.e22236. Reference page.
van Nieukerken, E.J., Kaila, L., Kitching, I.J., Kristensen, N.P., Lees, D.C., Minet, J., Mitter, C., Mutanen, M., Regier, J.C., Simonsen, T.J., Wahlberg, N., Yen, S-H., Zahiri, R., Adamski, D., Baixeras, J., Bartsch, D., Bengtsson, B.A., Brown, J.W., Bucheli, S.R., Davis, D.R., de Prins, J., de Prins, W., Epstein, M.C., Gentili-Poole, P., Gielis, C., Hättenschwiler, P., Hausmann, A., Holloway, J.D., Kallies, A., Karsholt, O., Kawahara, A.Y., Koster, S., Kozlov, M.V., Lafontaine, J.D., Lamas, G., Landry, J-F., Lee, S., Nuss, M., Park, K-T., Penz, C.M., Rota, J., Schintlmeister, A., Schmidt, B.C., Sohn, J-C., Solis, M.A., Tarmann, G.M., Warren, A.D., Weller, S., Yaklovlev, R.V., Zolotuhin, V.V. & Zwick, A. 2011. Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. Pp 212–221 In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (ed.) 2011. Animal biodiversity: an outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 1–237. Open access. Reference page. PDF. Reference page.
Zwick, A. 2008. Molecular phylogeny of Anthelidae and other bombycoid taxa (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea). Systematic entomology 33(1): 190–209. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2007.00410.x Reference page.

Vernacular names
中文: 水腊蛾科

Brahmaeidae is a family of insects in the order Lepidoptera, commonly known as Brahmin moths. It includes species formerly included in the family Lemoniidae.[1]
Diversity

The family consists of 9 genera.
Genera

Acanthobrahmaea
Brachygnatha
Brahmaea
Brahmidia
Calliprogonos
Dactyloceras
Lemonia
Sabalia
Spiramiopsis

References

Kitching I, Rougerie R, Zwick A, Hamilton C, St Laurent R, Naumann S, Ballesteros Mejia L, Kawahara A (2018) A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e22236. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.6.e22236

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