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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: Tethea
Subgenera: Saronaga – Tethea

T. (Saronaga) – T. (Tethea)

Tethea Ochsenheimer, 1816

Type species: Noctua or Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775

Palimpsestis Hübner, 1821, Verzeichniss bekannter Schmetterlinger 273. TS: Phalaena (Noctua) octogesimea Hübner, 1786. TL: Germany.
Bombycia Hübner, 1822, Systematisch-Alphabetischen Verzeichniss aller Bischer bei den Fürbildungen zur Sammlung Europäischer Schmetterlinge angegebenen Gattungs-benennungen: mit Vormerkung auch Augsburgischer Gattungen. Augsburg. Pages: 22,25,26,31,34,37,38. TS: Noctua or Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775. TL: Austria, Vienna district.
Ceropacha Stephens, 1829, The Nomenclature of British Insects: being a List of Such Species as are Contained in the Systematic Catalogue of British Insects, and Forming a Guide to their Classification. London. Page 42. TS: Noctua or Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775. TL: Austria, Vienna district.
Eutethia Grote, 1902, Allgemeine Zeitschrift für Entomologie 7: 396. An unnecessary replacement name for Tethea Ochsenheimer, 1816, which is not preoccupied.
Episaronaga Matsumura, 1933, Insecta Matsumurana 7: 191. TS: Gymatophora albicostata Bremer, 1861.TL: Russia, Ussuri.


Ochsenheimer, 1816, Die Schmetterlinge von Europa 4: 64.
Laszlo, Gy. M.; G. Ronkay; L. Ronkay & T. Witt, 2007, Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie Band 13: 1–683.
Zolotuhin, V.V., 1997: New and Little-known Moths (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae, Drepanidae, Thyatiridae) in Fauna of Russia and Adjacent Territories. Entomological Review, 77 (8): 1011–1018.

Tethea is a genus of moths belonging to the family Drepanidae and subfamily Thyatirinae. It was first described by Ferdinand Ochsenheimer in 1816.[1]

  • Subgenus Saronaga Moore, 1881
    • Tethea albicosta (Moore, 1867)
    • Tethea consimilis (Warren, 1912)
      • Tethea consimilis aurisigna (Bryk, 1943)
      • Tethea consimilis c-album (Matsumura, 1931)
      • Tethea consimilis commifera (Warren, 1912)
      • Tethea consimilis congener (Roepke, 1945)
    • Tethea oberthueri (Houlbert, 1921)
  • Subgenus Tethea
    • Tethea albicostata (Bremer, 1861)
    • Tethea ampliata (Butler, 1878)
      • Tethea ampliata grandis Okano, 1959
      • Tethea ampliata shansiensis Werny, 1966
    • Tethea fusca Werny, 1966
    • Tethea longisigna Laszlo, G.Ronkay, L.Ronkay & Witt, 2007
    • Tethea octogesima (Butler, 1878)
      • Tethea octogesima watanabei (Matsumura, 1931)
    • Tethea ocularis (Linnaeus, 1767)
    • Tethea or (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
    • Tethea punctorenalia Houlbert, 1921
    • Tethea subampliata (Houlbert, 1921)
    • Tethea trifolium (Alpheraky, 1895)


Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Tethea". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 5 July 2018. Edit this at Wikidata

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