Cryphia is a genus of moths of the family Noctuidae. The genus was erected by Jacob Hübner in 1818.

Cryphia domestica
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Bryophilinae
Genus: Cryphia
Hübner, 1818
  • Bryoleuca Hampson, 1908
  • Bryophila Treitschke, 1825
  • Bryopsis Boursin, 1970
  • Euthales Hübner, 1820
  • Hymenocryphia Boursin, 1967
  • Jaspidia Hübner, 1822
  • Nyctobrya Boursin, 1957
  • Scythobrya Boursin, 1960
  • Heterocryphia Beck, 1996

Description edit

Palpi slender and upturned, where the third joint reaching above vertex of head. Antennae minutely ciliated (hairy). Thorax with slight tufts behind collar. Abdomen with slight dorsal tufts, and longer than the hindwing. Larva with four pairs of abdominal prolegs.[1]

Species edit

Former species edit

References edit

  1. ^ Hampson, G. F. (1894). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume II. Taylor and Francis – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
  • Savela, Markku. "Cryphia Hübner, 1818". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Archived from the original on January 14, 2019. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  • Hacker, H. & Fibiger, M. (2006). "Updated list of Micronoctuidae, Noctuidae (s.l.), and Hyblaeidae species of Yemen, collected during three expeditions in 1996, 1998 and 2000, with comments and descriptions of species." Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie 12: 75-166.
  • Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Noctuidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.
  • Pekarsky, O., & Ronkay, L. (2010). "Subfamily Bryophilinae Guenée. The Bryophila raptricula species-complex. in: Fibiger, M., Ronkay, L., Yela, J.L. & Zilli, A. (2010): Rivulinae – Phytometrinae, and Micronoctuidae, including Supplement to Noctuidae Europaeae, vols 1-11. Noctuidae Europaeae, volume 12." – Entomological Press, Sorø, 504 pp. + 13 colour plates.
  • Pekarsky, O., Volynkin, A., & Matov, A. (2014). "A new species of Bryophila Treitschke, 1825 from Mongolia (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Bryophilinae)." Zootaxa 3856 (1): 143–148.
  • Pekarsky, O. (2014). "A new species of Bryoleuca Treitschke, 1825 from Kazakhstan (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Bryophilinae)." Fibigeriana Supplement: Volume 2. 171–176 pp. color plate 298 p.