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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: Phaegopterina
Genus: Carathis
Species: C. alayorum – C. australis – C. byblis – C. gortynoides – C. klagesi – C. melamera – C. palpalis – C. septentrionalis

Carathis Grote, 1865

Type species: Carathis gortynoides Grote, 1865 by monotypy.

Becker, V.O., 2011: A review of the neotropical moth genus Carathis Grote (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 21 (2): 95–97.

Carathis is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1866.[1]


Carathis alayorum Becker, 2011
Carathis australis Rothschild, 1909
Carathis byblis (Schaus, 1892)
Carathis gortynoides Grote, [1866]
Carathis palpalis (Walker, 1855)
Carathis septentrionalis Becker, 2011

Former species

Carathis klagesi, now Tessella klagesi (Rothschild, 1909)


Savela, Markku. "Carathis Grote, [1866]". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved September 10, 2019.

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Becker, V. O. (2011). "A review of the neotropical moth genus Carathis Grote (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae)". Tropical Lepidoptera Research. 21 (2): 95–97.

External links
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

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