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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: Erebinae
Tribus: Ophiusini
Genera: Acritogramma – Artena – Bendisodes – Buzara – Cerocala – Coenipeta – Coxina – Elousa – Epidromia – Eubolina – Euclystis – Euparthenos – Euphiusa – Gondysia – Helia – Heteranassa – Heteropalpia – Kakopoda – Lesmone – Lyncestis – Lyncestoides – Matigramma – Metria – Minucia – Neadysgonia – Ophiusa – Prodotis – Pseudanthracia – Rhabdophera – Selenisa – Toxonprucha – Tyrissa – Tytroca – Zaleops

Ophiusini Guenée, 1837

Type genus: Ophiusa Ochsenheimer, 1816

Barbut, J. & B. Lalanne-Cassou, 2010: Contribution to the knowledge of Erebidae from French Guiana: description of five new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 115 (4): 435–444.
Carcasson, R.H., 1965: New Lepidoptera from East Africa. The East Africa Natural History Society 25 (2): 131–160
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Hacker, H.H. & A. Saldaitis, 2010: Noctidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen)with notes on the fauna of the southern Arabian Peninsula (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Esperiana Buchreihe zu Entomologie Memoir 5: 172–241.
Holloway, J.D. & S.E. Miller, 2003: The composition, generic placement and host-plant relationships of the joviana-group in the Parallelia generic complex (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae). Invertebrate Systematics 17: 111–128. Abstract: DOI: 10.1071/IS02030.
Homziak, N.T., Breinholt, J.W. & Kawahara, A.Y. 2016. A historical review of the classification of Erebinae (Lepidoptera: Erebidae). Zootaxa 4189(3): 516–542. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4189.3.4. Reference page.
Sullivan, J.B. 2010: A new genus and species for Dysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae) from Southeastern United States. In: Schmidt, B.C.; Lafontaine, J.D. (eds) Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths II. ZooKeys, 39: 85–97. ISSN: 1313-2970 (online) ISSN: 1313-2989 (print) DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.39.434
Lafontaine, J.D. & Schmidt, B.C. 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. Zookeys 40: 1–239. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.40.414 Reference page.
Zahiri, R., Holloway, J.D., Kitching, I.J., Lafontaine, J.D., Mutanen, M. & Wahlberg, N. 2011 (online) 2012 (print). Molecular phylogenetics of Erebidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). Systematic Entomology 37(1): 102–124. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00607.x Reference page.

The Ophiusini are a tribe of moths in the family Erebidae.

The tribe is one of the most successful of the major radiations of the subfamily Erebinae. The tribe was previously classified as the subtribe Ophiusina of the subfamily Catocalinae of the family Noctuidae. Phylogenetic studies have shown that the Ophiusini are closely related to the tribe Poaphilini, and both these tribes are best placed in the subfamily Erebinae of the family Erebidae. Many New World genera in the former Ophiusina were split into the tribe Omopterini after phylogenetic studies determined that the New and Old World genera were not as closely related to each other as they are to genera in other tribes of the Erebinae.[2][3][4]

The following genera are included in the tribe.[5]

Dermaleipa (sometimes in Thyas)
Prodotis (may belong in Grammodes)


See references in Savela (2011)
Zahiri, Reza; et al. (2011). "Molecular phylogenetics of Erebidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea)". Systematic Entomology. 37: 102–124. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00607.x.
Lafontaine, Donald; Schmidt, Christian (19 Mar 2010). "Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico". ZooKeys (40): 26. doi:10.3897/zookeys.40.414.
Lafontaine, J. Donald; Schmidt, B. Christian (6 Feb 2013). "Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico". ZooKeys (264): 227–236. doi:10.3897/zookeys.264.4443. PMC 3668382. PMID 23730184.

FE (2011), and see references in Savela (2011)

Fauna Europaea (FE) (2011): Ophiusini. Version 2.4, 27 January 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
Savela, Markku. "Subtribe Ophiusina". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 13, 2019.

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