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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: Pangraptinae
Genus: Episparis
Species: E. angulatilinea – E. costistriga – E. exprimens – E. liturata – E. minima – E. okinawensis – E. penetrata – E. philippinensis – E. sejunctalis – E. sora – E. taiwana

Episparis Walker, [1857]

Type species: Episparis penetrata Francis Walker, [1857]

Neviasca Walker, [1859]
Pradiota Walker, 1866
Epigrypodes Turner, 1936
Episparina Berio, 1964
Episparonia Berio, 1964

Primary references
Additional references

Yoshimoto, H. 1999. A new species of Episparis Walker (Noctuidae, Ophiderinae) from the Philippines. Tinea 16(1): 4-8. Reference page.

Episparis is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae erected by Francis Walker in 1857.

Palpi upturned and hairy. Third joint minute. A short frontal tuft present. Antennae bipectinated to two-thirds length in male. Thorax and abdomen clothed with coarse hair. Tibia hairy. Forewings with straight costa. Outer margin excised from vein 5 to outer angle. Hindwings with produced outer margin to a point at vein 3 and excised below the point.[1]

Episparis agnesae Pelletier, 1982
Episparis angulatilinea Bethune-Baker, 1906
Episparis brunoi Pelletier, 1982
Episparis connubens Holland, 1894
Episparis costistriga (Walker, 1864)
Episparis emmanueli Pelletier, 1982
Episparis experimens Walker, 1862
Episparis farinosa Bryk, 1915
Episparis fenestrifera Bryk, 1915
Episparis gomphiona Hampson, 1926
Episparis grandis Pelletier, 1982
Episparis hannemanni Pelletier, 1982
Episparis hieroglyphica Holland, 1894
Episparis homoeosema Hampson, 1926
Episparis hyalinata (Holland, 1920)
Episparis jacquelina Swinhoe, 1902
Episparis lamprina Holland, 1894
Episparis leucotessellis Hampson, 1902
Episparis liturata (Fabricius, 1787)
Episparis lunata Holland, 1894
Episparis malagasy Viette, 1966
Episparis minima Pelletier, 1982
Episparis monochroma Hampson, 1926
Episparis okinawensis Sugi, 1982
Episparis penetrata Walker, [1857]
Episparis sinistra (Holland 1894)
Episparis spilothyris Viette, 1956
Episparis sponsata (Fabricius, 1787)
Episparis sylvani Pelletier, 1982
Episparis taiwana Wileman & West, 1929
Episparis tortuosalis Moore, 1867
Episparis varialis (Walker, 1858)
Episparis vitrea (Saalmuller, 1891)
Episparis xanthographa Hampson, 1926


Hampson, G. F. (1894). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume II. Taylor and Francis – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Savela, Markku. "Episparis Walker, [1857]". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Noctuidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

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