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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: Noctuoidea

Familia: Erebidae
Subfamilia: Arctiinae
Tribus: Arctiini
Subtribus: Spilosomina
Genus: Epilacydes
Species: E. bayoni – E. furcatula – E. pseudoscita – E. scita – E. simulans – E. unilinea – E. unistriga

Epilacydes Butler, 1875

Type species: Epilacydes simulans Butler, 1875

Dubatolov, V.V., 2006: New genera and species of Arctiinae from the Afrotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Nachrichten des entomologische Vereins Apollo 27 (3): 139–152.
Goodger, D.T. & Watson, A., 1995: The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths. An illustrated catalogue, with generic diagnosis and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). – Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books Aps., 55 pp.
Kühne, L., 2010: Taxonomische Ergebnisse der bearbeitung der nachtfalterfauna des südlichen Afrikas (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Esperiana Memoir 5: 433–456.

Epilacydes is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae erected by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1875. The moths are found in the Afrotropics.[1]

Epilacydes bayoni (Berio, 1935)
Epilacydes pseudoscita Dubatolov, 2006
Epilacydes scita (Walker, [1865])
Epilacydes simulans Butler, 1875
Epilacydes unilinea (Rothschild, 1910)


Savela, Markku. "Epilacydes Butler, 1875". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved September 27, 2019.

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Dubatolov, V. V., 2006: New genera and species of Arctiinae from the Afrotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Nachrichten des Entomologische Vereins Apollo 27 (3): 139–152.

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

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