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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: Noctuidae
Subfamilia: Bryophilinae
Genus: Cryphia
Subgenera: C. (Bryoleuca) – C. (Cryphia) – C. (Euthales (Bryophilinae)) – C. (Hymenocryphia) – C. (Scythobrya)
Overview of assigned species

Species: C. herczigi – C. idiostygia – C. merhaba – C. raptricula – C. rectilinea – C. strobinoi – C. stygia – C. stygiodes – C. uzahovi – C. virescens

Cryphia Hübner, 1818

Type species: Noctua receptricula Hübner, 1803

(2293) Marbled Beauty (Bryophila domestica) (28295155110)

Cryphia domestica


Poecilia Schrank, 1802
Jaspidia Hübner, 1806
Euthales Hübner, 1820
Jaspidia Hübner, 1822
Bryophila Treitschke, 1825
Bryoleuca Hampson, 1908
Nyctobrya Boursin, 1957
Scythobrya Boursin, 1960
Hymenocryphia Boursin, 1967
Bryopsis Boursin, 1970
Cryptomima Berio, 1977
Heterocryphia Beck, 1996


Boursin, C., 1954: Zwei neue Cryphia Hb. (Bryophila)-Arten aus dem vorderasiatisch-mediterranean Faunenkreis. (Beiträge zur Kenntnis der "Agrotidae-Trifinae" 66). Zeitschrift der Wiener Entomologischen Gesellschaft 39: 85–89. Full article: [1].
Boursin, C. 1960: Nouvelles Triffnae d'Afghanistan de l'expedition Klapperich (4TM* note). (Lep. Noctuidae) (Diagnoses préliminaires). Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon, 29: 167–174. Reference page.
Fibiger, M. ; L. Ronkay ; A. Steiner & A. Zilli, 2009: Noctuidae Europaea Vol. 11: NOLINAE (s.l.): Heliothinae, Metoponinae, Eustrothiinae, Bagisarinae, Pantheinae, Raphainae, Dilobinae, Acronyctinae & Bryophilinea. 1-400.
Han, H.-L. ; V.S. Kononenko & G. Behounek, 2011: Three new species of the subfamily Bryophilinae from China (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Zootaxa, 3108: 53–63. Preview.
Herczig, B. ; Ronkay, L. ; Bathiev, A.M. ; Gizatulin, I.I. ; Korolj, T.S. ; Tochiev, T.Y. & Uzahov, D.I., 1991: Contributions to the knowledge of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) fauna of the NE Caucasus II. Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 83: 125–134. Full article: [2].
Hreblay, M. & L. Ronkay, 2000: New Noctuidae species and subspecies from Taiwan and the Adjacent Areas II (Lepidoptera). Insects Koreana 17 (1-2): 1–38.
Sugi, S. 1958. New species of Jaspidia from Japan, including close relatives to stygia Butler (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Tinea 4(1): 223–227. Reference page.

Cryphia is a genus of moths of the family Noctuidae. The genus was erected by Jacob Hübner in 1818.


Palpi slender and upturned, where the third joint reaching above vertex of head. Antennae minutely ciliated (hairy). Thorax with slight tufts behind collar. Abdomen with slight dorsal tufts, and longer than the hindwing. Larva with four pairs of abdominal prolegs.[1]

Cryphia albipuncta (Barnes & McDunnough, 1910)
Cryphia algae (Fabricius, 1775) – tree-lichen beauty
Cryphia amasina (Draudt, 1931)
Cryphia amseli Boursin, 1952
Cryphia amygdalina Boursin, 1963
Cryphia cuerva (Barnes, 1907)
Cryphia domestica (Hufnagel, 1766) – marbled beauty
Cryphia ereptricula (Treitschke, 1825)
Cryphia fascia (Smith, [1904])
Cryphia flavidior (Barnes & McDunnough, 1911)
Cryphia flavipuncta Mustelin, 2006
Cryphia fraudatricula (Hübner, [1803])
Cryphia gea Boursin, 1954
Cryphia labecula (Lederer, 1855)
Cryphia merhaba Hacker & Fibiger, 2006
Cryphia moeonis (Lederer, 1865)
Cryphia muralis (Forster, 1771) – marbled green
Cryphia nana (Barnes & McDunnough, 1911)
Cryphia oaklandiae (Barnes & McDunnough, 1911)
Cryphia ochsi (Boursin, 1940)
Cryphia olivacea (Smith, 1891)
Cryphia orthogramma Boursin, 1954
Cryphia pallidioides Poole, 1989
Cryphia paulina (Staudinger, 1892)
Cryphia petrea (Guenée, 1852)
Cryphia petricolor (Lederer, 1869)
Cryphia postochrea (Hampson, 1893)
Cryphia raptricula (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) – marbled gray
Cryphia ravula (Hübner, [1813])
Cryphia receptricula (Hübner, [1803])
Cryphia rectilinea (Warren, 1909)
Cryphia sarepta (Barnes, 1907)
Cryphia seladonia (Christoph, 1885)
Cryphia simulatricula (Guenée, 1852)
Cryphia strobinoi Dujardin, 1972
Cryphia tephrocharis Boursin, 1954
Cryphia vandalusiae (Duponchel, 1842)

Former species

Cryphia viridata is now Bryolymnia viridata (Harvey, 1876)


Hampson, G. F. (1894). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume II. Taylor and Francis – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Savela, Markku. "Cryphia Hübner, 1818". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
Hacker, H. & Fibiger, M. (2006). "Updated list of Micronoctuidae, Noctuidae (s.l.), and Hyblaeidae species of Yemen, collected during three expeditions in 1996, 1998 and 2000, with comments and descriptions of species." Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie 12: 75-166.
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Noctuidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.
Pekarsky, O., & Ronkay, L. (2010). "Subfamily Bryophilinae Guenée. The Bryophila raptricula species-complex. in: Fibiger, M., Ronkay, L., Yela, J.L. & Zilli, A. (2010): Rivulinae – Phytometrinae, and Micronoctuidae, including Supplement to Noctuidae Europaeae, vols 1-11. Noctuidae Europaeae, volume 12." – Entomological Press, Sorø, 504 pp. + 13 colour plates.
Pekarsky, O., Volynkin, A., & Matov, A. (2014). "A new species of Bryophila Treitschke, 1825 from Mongolia (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Bryophilinae)." Zootaxa 3856 (1): 143–148.
Pekarsky, O. (2014). "A new species of Bryoleuca Treitschke, 1825 from Kazakhstan (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Bryophilinae)." Fibigeriana Supplement: Volume 2. 171–176 pp. color plate 298 p.

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