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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: Micronoctuidae
Subfamilia: Tentaxinae
Genera: AcusaAlieniaFlaxParensPseudobscura – Tentasetae – Tentaspina – Tentax – Tentaxus

Tentaxinae Fibiger, 2011

Type genus: Tentax Fibiger, 2011
Primary references

Fibiger, M. 2011. Revision of the Micronoctuidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Part 4, Taxonomy of the subfamilies Tentaxinae and Micronoctuinae. Zootaxa 2842: 1–188. Preview Reference page.

The Tentaxina are a subtribe of moths of the family Erebidae. The clade was described by Michael Fibiger in 2011.

The subtribe was originally described as the subfamily Tentaxinae of the family Micronoctuidae.

Acusa Fibiger, 2011
Tentasetae Fibiger, 2011
Pseudobscura Fibiger, 2011
Parens Fibiger, 2011
Alienia Fibiger, 2011
Tentaspina Fibiger, 2011
Tentax Fibiger, 2011
Flax Fibiger, 2011


Fibiger, Michael (2011). "Revision of the Micronoctuidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Part 4, Taxonomy of the subfamilies Tentaxinae and Micronoctuinae" (PDF). Zootaxa. 2842: 1–188.

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