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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Lithosiini
Subtribus: Nudariina
Genus: Holocraspedon
Species: H. bilineata – H. flava – H. meyi – H. nigrilinea – H. nigripunctum – H. parallelum – H. vaneeckei

Holocraspedon Hampson, 1893

Type species: Holocraspedon nigripunctum Hampson, 1893 by monotypy.

Cerny, K. & Bucsek, K., 2014: Review of the Eugoa-group in the family Erebidae (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) from the Philippines. Entomofauna, 35: 461–524.

Holocraspedon is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae first described by George Hampson in 1893.


Palpi porrect (extending forward) and reaching beyond the frons. Antennae ciliated in male. Forewings with veins 4 and 5 from angle of cell. Vein 6 from below upper angle. Veins 7, 8 and 9, 10 stalked. Hindwings with veins 4 and 5 from angle of cell. Veins 6 and 7 stalked whereas vein 8 from near end of cell.[2]

Holocraspedon bilineata (Hampson, 1901)
Holocraspedon erkunin (Pagenstecher, 1886)
Holocraspedon flava (van Eecke, 1927)
Holocraspedon mediopuncta (Rothschild, 1913)
Holocraspedon nigropunctum Hampson, 1893
Holocraspedon parallelum (Semper, 1899)
Holocraspedon vaneeckei Holloway, 2001

Former species

Holocraspedon hypopolius (Rothschild, 1916)


Savela, Markku. "Holocraspedon Hampson, 1893". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 16, 2019.

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

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External links
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

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