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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: Bombycoidea

Familia: Saturniidae
Subfamilie: Arsenurinae
Tribus: Arsenurini
Genus: Copiopteryx
Species: C. adaheli – C. andensis – C. banghaasi – C. biedermanni – C. cleopatra – C. derceto – C. imperialis – C. inversa – C. jehovah – C. montei – C. phippsi – C. phoenix – C. semiramis – C. sonthonnaxi – C. steindachneri – C. travassosi – C. virgo


Copiopteryx Duncan & Westwood, 1841

Type species: Phalaena semiramis Cramer, 1775 by monotypy.

De Camargo, A.J.A.; Mielke, O.H.H.; Casagrande, M.M. 2009: Cladistic analysis of the subfamily Arsenurinae (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae) based on adult morphology. Zootaxa, 2218: 1–34. Abstract & excerpt
Lemaire, C. 1971. Descriptions d'Attacidae (Saturniidae) nouveaux d'Amerique Centrale et du Sud (Lepidoptera). Tijdschrift Voor Entomologie 114: 141-162. full article BHL (PDF). Reference page.

Copiopteryx is a genus of moths in the family Saturniidae first described by James Duncan and John O. Westwood in 1841.[1]

The genus includes the following species:

Copiopteryx adaheli Draudt, 1930
Copiopteryx andensis Lemaire, 1974
Copiopteryx banghaasi Draudt, 1930
Copiopteryx biedermanni Kotzsch, 1930
Copiopteryx cleopatra Girard, 1882
Copiopteryx derceto (Maassen, 1872)
Copiopteryx imperialis Girard, 1882
Copiopteryx inversa Giacomelli, 1911
Copiopteryx jehovah (Strecker, 1874)
Copiopteryx montei Gagarin, 1933
Copiopteryx phippsi Schaus, 1932
Copiopteryx phoenix Deyrolle, 1868
Copiopteryx semiramis (Cramer, 1775)
Copiopteryx sonthonnaxi Em. Andre, 1905
Copiopteryx steindachneri Fassl, 1917
Copiopteryx travassosi May, 1933
Copiopteryx virgo Zikan, 1929


Rougerie, R. & Collective of iBOL Saturniidae expert taxonomists (2009). "Online list of valid and available names of the Saturniidae of the World". Lepidoptera Barcode of Life.

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