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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: Arctiini
Subtribus: Spilosomina
Genus: Acantharctia
Species: A. ansorgei – A. atriramosa – A. bicoloria – A. bivittata – A. flavicosta – A. intermarginalis – A. latifasciata – A. latifusca – A. metaleuca – A. mundata – A. nigrivena – A. nivea – A. rubrifemora – A. suffusa – A. tenuifasciata – A. vittata

Acantharctia Aurivillius, 1899

Type species: Acantharctia nivea Aurivillius, 1899

Dubatolov, V.V., 2009: Reviewing the African tiger-moth genera: 1. A new genus, two new subgenera and a species list from the expedition to Malawi by V. Kovtunovich & P. Ustjuzhanin in 2008-2009, with further taxonomic notes on South African Arctiinae. Atalanta 40 (1-2): 285–301.

Acantharctia is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae, found in the Afrotropics.

"Acantharctia" ansorgei Rothschild, 1910
Acantharctia atriramosa Hampson, 1907
Acantharctia bivittata (Butler, 1898)
Acantharctia flavicosta (Hampson, 1900)
Acantharctia latifasciata Hampson, 1909
Acantharctia latifusca (Hampson, 1907)
Acantharctia metaleuca Hampson, 1901
Acantharctia mundata (Walker, [1865])
Acantharctia nigrivena Rothschild, 1935
Acantharctia nivea Aurivillius, 1899 [1900]
Acantharctia tenuifasciata Hampson, 1910
Acantharctia vittata Aurivillius, 1899 [1900]

Former species

Acantharctia bicoloria Gaede, 1916


Acantharctia at Butterflies and Moths of the World, Natural History Museum

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