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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Geometroidea

Familia: Epicopeiidae
Genera: Amana – Burmeia – Chatamla – DeuveiaEpicopeia – Epicopiopsis – MimaporiaNossa – Parabraxas – PsychostrophiaSchistomitra

Epicopeiidae Swinhoe, 1892

Huang, S.Y., Wang, M., Da, W. & Fan, X.L. 2019. New discoveries of the family Epicopeiidae from China, with description of a new species (Lepidoptera, Epicopeiidae). ZooKeys 822: 33–51. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.822.32341 Reference page.
Kishida, Y. & T. Endo, 1999: Two new subspecies of Epicopeia battaka (Lepidoptera, Epicopeiidae). Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 50(1): 48–50. abstract and full article: [1].
Minet, J. 2003. The Epicopeiidae: phylogeny and a redefinition, with description of new taxa (Lepidoptera: Drepanoidea). Annales de la Société entomologique de France (n.s.), 38(4): 463–487. PDF. Reference page.
Pitkin, B. & P. Jenkins. Butterflies and Moths of the World: Generic Names and their Type-species. Natural History Museum.[2]
Rajaei, H., Greve C., Letsch H., Stüning, D., Wahlberg, N., Minet, J. & Misof, B. 2015. Advances in Geometroidea phylogeny, with characterization of a new family based on Pseudobiston pinratanai (Lepidoptera, Glossata). Zoologica Scripta 44(4): 418–436. DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12108 Reference page.
Wei, C-H. & Yen, S-H. 2017. Mimaporia, a new genus of Epicopeiidae (Lepidoptera), with description of a new species from Vietnam. Zootaxa 4254(5): 537–550. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4254.5.3. Reference page.
Zhang, Y., Huang, S-Y., Liang, D., Wang, H.S. & Zhang, P. 2020. A multilocus analysis of Epicopeiidae (Lepidoptera, Geometroidea) provides T new insights into their relationships and the evolutionary history of mimicry. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 149: 106847. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106847. Reference page.

Vernacular names
中文: 凤蛾科

Epicopeiidae is a family of insects in the order Lepidoptera. They are known as oriental swallowtail moths as they closely resemble some oriental swallowtail butterflies (e.g. red-bodied swallowtails). Epicopeiidae have highly varied structure in regards to body size and wing shape. Epicopeiidaen wing patterns are involved in complicated mimicry rings.

Amana Walker, 1855
Burmeia Minet, 2002
Chatamla Moore, 1881
Deuveia Minet, 2002
Epicopeia Westwood, 1841
Nossa Kirby, 1892
Mimaporia Wei & Yen, 2017[1]
Parabraxas Leech, 1897
Psychostrophia Butler, 1877
Schistomitra Butler, 1881

Former genera

Epicopiopsis Grunberg, 1908


Natural History Museum Lepidoptera Genus Database
Tree of Life
Minet, J. and M. J. Scoble. 1999. The drepanoid/geometroid assemblage. Pages 301-320 in: Lepidoptera: Moths and Butterflies. 1. Evolution, Systematics, and Biogeography. Handbook of Zoology Vol. IV, Part 35. N. P. Kristensen, ed. De Gruyter, Berlin and New York.
Joël Minet (2002). "The Epicopeiidae: phylogeny and a redefinition, with the description of new taxa (Lepidoptera: Drepanoidea)" (PDF). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 38 (4): 463–487. doi:10.1080/00379271.2002.10697355. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-03. Retrieved 2008-03-10.


Wei, Chia-Hsuan; Yen, Shen-Horn (2017). "Mimaporia, a new genus of Epicopeiidae (Lepidoptera), with description of a new species from Vietnam". Zootaxa. 4254 (5): 537–550. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4254.5.3. PMID 28609943.

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