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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: Geometroidea

Familia: Geometridae
Subfamilia: Larentiinae
Tribus: Asthenini
Genus: Venusia

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Venusia is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae erected by John Curtis in 1839.[2]

Venusia accentuata (Prout, 1914)
Venusia albinea (Prout, 1938)
Venusia apicistrigaria (Djakonov, 1936)
Venusia balausta Xue, 1999
Venusia biangulata (Sterneck, 1938)
Venusia blomeri (Curtis, 1832)
Venusia brevipectinata Prout, 1938
Venusia cambrica Curtis, 1839
Venusia comptaria (Walker, 1860)
Venusia conisaria Hampson, 1903
Venusia crassisigna Inoue, 1987
Venusia dilecta Yazaki, 1995
Venusia distrigaria (Boisduval, 1833)
Venusia eucosma (Prout, 1914)
Venusia inefficax (Prout, 1938)
Venusia kasyata Wiltshire, 1966
Venusia kioudjrouaria Oberthür, 1893
Venusia laria Oberthür, 1893
Venusia lilacina (Warren, 1893)
Venusia limata Inoue, 1982
Venusia lineata Wileman, 1916
Venusia maniata Xue, 1999
Venusia marmoraria (Leech, 1897)
Venusia megaspilata (Warren, 1895)
Venusia naparia Oberthür, 1893
Venusia nigrifurca (Prout, 1926)
Venusia obliquisigna (Moore, 1888)
Venusia ochrota Hampson, 1903
Venusia pallidaria Hampson, 1903
Venusia paradoxa Xue, 1999
Venusia pearsalli (Dyar, 1906)
Venusia phasma (Butler, 1879)
Venusia planicaput Inoue, 1987
Venusia punctiuncula Prout, 1938
Venusia purpuraria (Hampson, 1895)
Venusia scitula Xue, 1999
Venusia semistrigata (Christoph, 1881)
Venusia sikkimensis (Warren, 1893)
Venusia syngenes Wehrli, 1931
Venusia tchraria Oberthür, 1893
Venusia violettaria Wehrli, 1931
Venusia yasudai Inoue, 1987

Status unclear

Venusia participata (Sauter, 1869), described as Eupithecia participata from East Prussia. It is sometimes attributed to Grentzenberg instead of Sauter.[3]


Yu, Dicky Sick Ki. "Venusia Curtis 1839". Home of Ichneumonoidea. Taxapad. Archived from the original on August 3, 2018.
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul (November 5, 2004). "Venusia Curtis, 1839". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved October 11, 2020.
Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Venusia participata". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum.

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