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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: Alpenus
Species: A. affiniola – A. auriculatus – A. diversata – A. dollmani – A. extrema – A. geminipuncta – A. intacta – A. investigatorum – A. kordofanus – A. maculosa – A. microsticta – A. nigropunctata – A. pardalina – A. schraderi – A. thomasi – A. whalleyi – A. wichgrafi

Alpenus Walker, 1855

Type species: Alpenus aequalis Walker, 1855, a subjective synonym of A. maculosus Stoll, 1781 in Cramer.

Eminaria Bethune-Baker, 1908. (synonymized by Watson, 1988: 253).

Additional references

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.
Watson, A. 1988. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Entomologica scandinavica 19(3): 251–291. DOI: 10.1163/187631289X00177 Reference page.

Alpenus is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae. The moths are found in the Afrotropics.

Alpenus affiniola (Strand, 1919)
Alpenus auriculatus Watson, 1989
Alpenus diversatus (Hampson, 1916)
Alpenus dollmani (Hampson, 1920)
Alpenus geminipuncta (Hampson, 1916)
Alpenus intactus (Hampson, 1916)
Alpenus investigatorum (Karsch, 1898)
Alpenus maculosus (Stoll in Cramer, 1781)
Alpenus microstictus (Hampson, 1920)
Alpenus nigropunctatus (Bethune-Baker, 1908)
Alpenus pardalina (Rothschild, 1910)
Alpenus schraderi (Rothschild, 1910)
Alpenus schraderi rattrayi (Rothschild, 1910)
Alpenus thomasi Watson, 1989
Alpenus whalleyi Watson, 1989
Alpenus wichgrafi Watson, 1989

Watson, A., 1988 [1989]: A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 19: 251-291.
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

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