Amphipyra

Amphipyra is a genus of moths. It is the only genus remaining in the subfamily Amphipyrinae, the others having been removed, e.g., to the Hadeninae.

Amphipyra
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Copper underwing, Amphipyra pyramidea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Tribe: Amphipyrini
Genus: Amphipyra
Ochsenheimer, 1816
Synonyms
  • Pyrois Hübner, [1820]
  • Scotophila Hübner, [1820]
  • Pyrophila Stephens, 1829
  • Syntomopus Guenée, 1837
  • Philopyra Guenée, 1838
  • Neocomia Rougemont, 1901
  • Pyramidcampa Beck, 1991
  • Adpyramidcampa Beck, 1991
  • Adamphipyra Beck, 1991
  • Tetrapyra Beck, 1991
  • Antiamphipyra Beck, 1991
  • Anpyramidea Beck, 1996
  • Obtuscampa Beck, 1996

Selected speciesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Amphipyra pyramidoides, Butterflies and Moths of North America
  • Savela, Markku. "Amphipyra Ochsenheimer, 1816". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  • Beccaloni, George; et al. (eds.). "Search Results Subfamily: Amphipyrinae". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved March 28, 2018.