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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Drepanoidea

Familia: Drepanidae
Subfamilia: Thyatirinae
Genus: Neoploca
Species: N. arctipennis

Neoploca Matsumura, 1927

Type species: Xylina arctipennis Butler, 1878

Matsumura, 1927, Journal of the College of Agriculture, Hokkaido Imperial University of Tokyo 19: 16.
Laszlo, Gy. M.; G. Ronkay; L. Ronkay & T. Witt, 2007, Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie Band 13: 1–683 [1]

Neoploca is a genus of moths belonging to the subfamily Thyatirinae of the Drepanidae. It was first described by Shōnen Matsumura in 1927. It contains only one species, Neoploca arctipennis, first described by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1878, which is found in Japan, Korea, the Russian Far East and China (Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Jiangsu).[1]

The wingspan is 35–38 mm.[2] The forewings are silvery grey, the base, a central irregular black edged band, a transverse discal stripe and the outer border are rather paler and greyer than the rest of the wing. There is a black dot at the interior angle of the cell, a disco-submarginal series, a series of marginal black lunules and a short oblique black apical line. The hindwings are shining sordid white, with a broad, pale brown external border.[3]

The larvae feed on Quercus mongolica.[4]

Jiang, Nan; Yang, Chao; Xue, Dayong; Han, Hongxiang (March 2015). "An updated checklist of Thyatirinae (Lepidoptera, Drepanidae) from China, with descriptions of one new species". Zootaxa. 3941 (1): 1–48. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3941.1.1. PMID 25947492.
Japanese Moths
Butler, Arthur Gardiner (1879). Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum. 3. pp. 17–18 – via Internet Archive.

A review of the Thyatirin-moths (Lepidoptera, Drepanidae: Thyatirinae) of the Russian Far East

Wikispecies has information related to Nothoploca.

Butler, 1878, Annals and Magazine of Natural History 1: 198
Laszlo, Gy. M.; G. Ronkay; L. Ronkay & T. Witt, 2007, Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie Band 13: 1-683 [1]

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