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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: Boletobiinae
Tribus: Aventiini
Genus: Metaemene
Species: M. atrigutta – M. hampsoni – M. karenkonis

Metaemene Hampson, 1910

Type species: Lyclene atrigutta Walker, 1862 by original designation.

Matsumura, S., 1930: New species and forms of Arctiidae from Japan. Insecta Matsumurana, 5 (1-2): 31–40. Full article: [1].

Metaemene is a genus of moths of the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by George Hampson in 1910.[1][2][3]


The genus has previously been classified in the subfamily Acontiinae of the family Noctuidae.[4]

Metaemene atrigutta (Walker, 1862)
Metaemene atropunctata (Pagenstecher, 1896)
Metaemene baliochraspedus Rothschild, 1920
Metaemene hampsoni Wileman, 1914
Metaemene karenkonis (Matsumura, 1930)


Savela, Markku (July 5, 2019). "Metaemene Hampson, 1910". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Metaemene". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved October 8, 2020.
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul (November 5, 2004). "Metaemene Hampson, 1910". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved October 8, 2020.

Zahiri, Reza; et al. (2011). "Molecular phylogenetics of Erebidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea)". Systematic Entomology. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00607.x.

External links
Yu, Dicky Sick Ki. "Metaemene Hampson 1910". Home of Ichneumonoidea. Taxapad. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016.

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