Fine Art

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: Noctuidae
Subfamilia: Agaristinae
Genus: Mimeusemia
Species (22): M. accurata – M. albicilia – M. amanda – M. basalis – M. centralis – M. ceylonica – M. davidsoni – M. econia – M. eumelas – M. hidekii – M. limbata – M. lombokensis – M. morinakai – M. perakana – M. persimilis – M. peshwa – M. postica – M. puciola – M. semyron – M. simplex – M. sumba – M. vilemani – M. vittata

Mimeusemia Butler, 1875

Type species: Mimeusemia persimilis Butler, 1875 by original designation.
Primary references

Butler 1875: Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., (4) 15, 397.

Additional references

Buchsbaum, U., 2010: Mimeusemia morinakai Kishida, 1995 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Agaristinae) on Lombok Island (Indonesia) with a Checklist of the Agaristinae of Sumatra, Java, Bali and Lombok. Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie 15: 387–392.
Kishida, Y. 1995. The Agaristine moths of south east Asia (4). Descriptions of three new forms of Episteme, Scrobigera and Mimeusemia (Noctuidae: Agaristinae). Gekkan-Mushi 287: 3–6. Reference page.
Kishida, Y. 2000. Descriptions of three new forms of Ophthlamis, Mimeusemia and Episteme (Noctuidae: Agaristinae). Gekkan-Mushi 354: 8–11. Reference page.
Kishida, Y. & Eda, K. 2016a. A new species of the genus Mimeusemia Butler, 1875 from Sumba I., Indonesia (Noctuidae, Agaristinae). Tinea 23(4): 224–225.Reference page.

Mimeusemia is a genus of moths of the family Noctuidae first described by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1875. Species are found in Japan, India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

Veins 9 and 10 of the forewing both anastomosing (fusing) with veins 7 and 8 to form an areole. Claspers of male are large.[1]

Mimeusemia accurata Swinhoe, 1889
Mimeusemia albicilia Hampson, 1894
Mimeusemia amanda Kishida, 1993
Mimeusemia basalis Walker, 1854
Mimeusemia centralis Rothschild, 1896
Mimeusemia ceylonica Hampson, 1893
Mimeusemia davidsoni Swinhoe, 1899
Mimeusemia econia Hampson, 1900
Mimeusemia limbata Jordan, 1939
Mimeusemia lombokensis Rothschild, 1897
Mimeusemia perakana Rothschild, 1896
Mimeusemia persimilis Butler, 1875
Mimeusemia peshwa Moore, 1858
Mimeusemia postica Walker, 1862
Mimeusemia puciola Druce, 1895
Mimeusemia semyron Herrich-Schäffer, [1853]
Mimeusemia simplex Lucas, 1891
Mimeusemia vilemani Hampson, 1911
Mimeusemia vittata Butler, 1875


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

Kishida, Y. (1993). "The agaristine moths of south east Asia (3), Description of three new forms of Longicella, Cruriopsis and Mimeusemia (Noctuidae: Agaristinae)." Gekkan-Mushi (269): 12–13.
Savela, Markku. "Mimeusemia Butler, 1875". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Noctuidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

Insects, Fine Art Prints

Insects Images

Biology Encyclopedia

Retrieved from ""
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Home - Hellenica World