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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
Superfamilia: Cossoidea

Familia: Castniidae
Subfamilia: Castniinae
Tribus: Castniini
Genus: Xanthocastnia
Species: X. evalthe
Name

Xanthocastnia Houlbert, 1918
Synonyms

Euphrosyne Buchecker, 1880, preocc. (Gray, 1866)

Xanthocastnia evalthe MHNT dos

Xanthocastnia evalthe in MHNT (back)

Xanthocastnia evalthe MHNT ventre

Xanthocastnia evalthe in MHNT (front)

References

Lamas, G., 1995, Revista Peruana de Entomologia 37: 73–87. [1]


Xanthocastnia is a genus of moths within the family Castniidae containing only one species, Xanthocastnia evalthe, which is widespread in the Neotropical realm, ranging from southern Mexico to southern Brazil.[2]

Adults are day-flying.

Subspecies

Xanthocastnia evalthe evalthe (Suriname)
Xanthocastnia evalthe cuyabensis Lathy, 1922 (Brazil)
Xanthocastnia evalthe euphrosyne (Perty, 1833) (Brazil)
Xanthocastnia evalthe evalthoides (Strand, 1913) (Bolivia)
Xanthocastnia evalthe quadrata (Rothschild, 1919) (Peru)
Xanthocastnia evalthe vicina (Houlbert, 1917) (Ecuador)
Xanthocastnia evalthe vicinoides (Hopp, 1925) (Colombia)
Xanthocastnia evalthe viryi (Boisduval, [1875]) (Mexico)
Xanthocastnia evalthe wagneri (Buchecker, [1880]) (Colombia)
Xanthocastnia evalthe tica Lamas, 1995 (Costa Rica)

References

Xanthocastnia at funet.fi.
A synopsis of the Castniidae (Lepidoptera) of Trinidad and Tobago

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