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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: Monstruncusarctia
Species: M. anikini – M. aurantiaca – M. decemmaculata

Monstruncusarctia Dubatolov & Haynes, 2008

Type species: Alpenus aurantiaca William Jacob Holland, 1893
Primary references

Dubatolov, V.V. & Haynes, P.G. 2008. Reviewing the African tiger-moth genera1. New genera from the late Prof. V. S. M urzin’s collection (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Atalanta 39(1-4): 356-366. Full article zobodat (PDF).Reference page.

Additional references

Dubatolov, V.V. 2017. Two new tiger-moth species from Afrotropics with reviews of genera Pericaliella and Monstruncusarctia (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea: Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa 4353(3): 577–583. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4353.3.11. Reference page.

Monstruncusarctia is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae from the Afrotropics.

Monstruncusarctia aurantiaca (Holland, 1893)
Monstruncusarctia decemmaculata (Rothschild, 1916)


Dubatolov, V.V., & Haynes, P.G., 2008: Reviewing the African tiger-moth genera. 1. New genera from the late Prof. V. S. Murzin's collection (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Atalanta 39 (1/4): 356-366, 20 figs., pl. 15.
Natural History Museum Lepidoptera generic names catalog

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