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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: Lithosiina
Genus: Teulisna
Species: T. atratella – T. auriflua – T. basigera – T. bipectinis – T. bipunctata – T. brunnea – T. chilodes – T. curviplaga – T. diastropha – T. divisa – T. flava – T. flexusa – T. harmani – T. impara – T. inducta – T. karena – T. klapperichi – T. locus – T. macropallida – T. maculata – T. mithunoides – T. montanebula – T. murina – T. nebulosa – T. nigricauda – T. nigrisquama – T. obliquistria – T. pallida – T. pallidicauda – T. pendleburyi – T. plagiata – T. postmaculosa – T. protuberans – T. pseudochiloides – T. quadratella – T. quadrisignata – T. reflexa – T. ruptifascia – T. semibrunnea – T. squamata – T. steineri – T. submontana – T. tenebrosus – T. tjibodas – T. tongdzuythanhi – T. tricornuta – T. tumida – T. unicornuta – T. uniformis – T. uniplaga – T. vestigiata – T. xanthura

Teulisna Walker, 1862

Type species: Teulisna plagiata Walker, 1862

Teliusna Dubatolov et al., 2012: 25. (misspelling)

Teulisna tumida

Teulisna tumida


Bucsek, K. 2012. Erebidae, Arctiinae (Lithosiini, Arctiini) of Malay Peninsula. Malaysia Institute of Zoology SAS, Bratislava: 1–170. Reference page.
Dubatolov, V.V., Bucsek, K. 2016. New lichen-moth taxa (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae, Lithosiinae) from Vietnam. Euroasian Entomological Journal 15(3): 228–238. Full article (PDF).Reference page.
Dubatolov, V.V., Kishida, Y. & Wang, M. 2012. New records of lichen-moths from the Nanling Mts., Guangdong, South China, with descriptions of new genera and species (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae: Lithosiinae). Tinea 22(1): 25–52. Full article (PDF).Reference page.
Kirti, J.S., Singh, N. & Joshi, R. 2014a: A new species of genus Teulisna Walker (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae) from India. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 57(1-2): 11–19. full article Reference page.

Teulisna is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Francis Walker in 1862. They are found in Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Borneo and Java.


Palpi short, porrect (extending forward) and hairy. Antennae of male with short cilia and bristles. Forewings are triangular with acute apex and erect outer margin. A fringe of long scales in the basal part of the cell on upperside. Veins 3 and 4 stalked and vein 5 absent. Veins 6 to 9 stalked, veins 10 from cell. Areole absent. Vein 11 anastomosing (fusing) with vein 12. Male with the bent median nervure and narrow cell outer part. Neuration somewhat distorted. Hindwing with veins 3, 4 and 6, 7 stalked and vein 5 absent. Vein 8 from middle of cell. Male with a patch of modified scales at base of median nervure. The cell short and discocellulars oblique.[2]


Teulisna atratella (Walker, 1864)
Teulisna basigera (Walker, 1865)
Teulisna bertha Butler, 1877
Teulisna bipectinis Fang, 2000
Teulisna bipunctata (Walker, 1866)
Teulisna chiloides Walker, 1862
Teulisna curviplaga (Rothschild, 1912)
Teulisna divisa (Walker, 1862)
Teulisna harmani Holloway, 2001
Teulisna macropallida Holloway, 2001
Teulisna montanebulosa Holloway, 2001
Teulisna murina (Heylaerts, 1891)
Teulisna nebulosa (Walker, 1862)
Teulisna nigricauda Holloway, 1982
Teulisna obliquistria Hampson, 1894
Teulisna pallidicauda Holloway, 2001
Teulisna perdentata (Druce, 1899)
Teulisna plagiata Walker, 1862
Teulisna pseudochiloides Holloway, 2001
Teulisna quadratella Holloway, 2001
Teulisna reflexa Holloway, 2001
Teulisna ruptifascia (Talbot, 1926)
Teulisna semibrunnea Heylaerts, 1891
Teulisna setiniformis (Hampson, 1900)
Teulisna steineri Holloway, 2001
Teulisna tricornuta Holloway, 2001
Teulisna tumida (Walker, 1862)
Teulisna uniformis (Hampson, 1894)
Teulisna uniplaga Hampson, 1894

Former species

Teulisna tetragona (Walker, 1854)


Savela, Markku. "Teulisna Walker, 1862". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 23, 2019.

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

External links
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.
Yu, Dicky Sick Ki. "Teulisna Walker 1862". Home of Ichneumonoidea. Taxapad. Archived from the original on January 23, 2019. Retrieved January 23, 2019.

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