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Cladus: Unikonta
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Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
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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: Eospilarctia
Subgenus: Pareospilarctia

Species: E. chuanxina – E. erythrophleps – E. fangchenglaiae – E. formosana – E. huangshanensis – E. ignivagans – E. lewisii – E. maciai – E. naumanni – E. nehallenia – E. neurographa – E. pallidivagans – E. pauper – E. taliensis – E. vicina – E. volynkini – E. yuennanica

Eospilarctia Kôda, 1988

Type species: Seirarctia lewisii Butler, 1885

Freina, J.J. de & Thomas, W. 2015. Neue und interessante Nachweise von Arctiiden aus Myanmar (Burma) (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae, Subfamilien Arctiinae, Nyctemerinae). Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo N.F. 36 (1): 39–45. Reference page.
Kôda, N., 1988, A Generic Classification of the Subfamily Arctiinae of the Palaearctic and Oriental Regions based on the Male and Female Genitalia (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Part II. Tyô Ga 39 (1): 1–79. (Eospilarctia on page 39)
Matsumura, S., 1930: New species and forms of Arctiidae from Japan. Insecta Matsumurana, 5 (1-2): 31–40. Full article: [1].
Dubatolov, Vladimir V. , Yasunori Kishida & Min Wang, 2008, New taxa of Eospilarcta Kôda and Lemyra Walker from the Nanling Mts., South China (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Arctiinae), Tinea 20 (3): 133–139.
Saldaitis, A., Ivinskis, P., Witt, T. & Pekarsky, O. 2012: Review of the Eospilarctia yuennanica group (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae) from the Indo – Himalayan region, with description of two new species and one subspecies. ZooKeys 204: 57–70. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.204.3056 Open access. Reference page.
Speidel, W., Hausmann, A. & Witt, T.J. 2018: Revision of the erythrophleps species-group of the genus Eospilarctia Kôda, 1988 (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Entomofauna 39(2): 817-835. full article (zobodat). Reference page.

Eospilarctia is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae. It was erected by Nobutoyo Kôda in 1988. The moths are found in east Asia.


The genus needs in a scientific review. Some species and subspecies are still not described.

Eospilarctia chuanxina (Fang, 1982)
Eospilarctia fangchenglaiae Dubatolov, Kishida & Min, 2008
Eospilarctia formosana (Rothschild, 1933)
Eospilarctia guangdonga Dubatolov, Kishida & Wang, 2008
Eospilarctia huangshanensis Fang, 2000
Eospilarctia lewisii (Butler, 1885)
Eospilarctia maciai Saldaitis et al., 2012
Eospilarctia nehallenia (Oberthür, 1911)
Eospilarctia nehallenia baibarensis (Matsumura, 1930)
Eospilarctia naumanni Saldaitis et al., 2012
Eospilarctia neurographa (Hampson, 1909)
Eospilarctia pauper (Oberthür, 1911)
Eospilarctia taliensis (Rothschild, 1933)

Subgenus Pareospilarctia Dubatolov & Kishida, 2008

Eospilarctia yuennanica (Daniel, 1943)

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

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