Ethmia is a large genus of small moths. It is the type genus of the gelechioid family Ethmiidae, which is sometimes included in Elachistidae or Oecophoridae as subfamily.

Ethmia
Ethmia bipunctella.jpg
Adult E. bipunctella at Hellerup (Denmark)
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Ethmia

Hübner, [1819]
Type species
Phalaena pyrausta
Pallas, 1771
Species

Numerous, see text

Synonyms

[1]
Aedia Duponchel, 1836 (non Hübner, [1823]: preoccupied)
Anesychia Hübner, [1825]
Azinis Walker, 1863
Babaiaxa Busck, 1902
Ceratophysetis Meyrick, 1887
Chalybe Duponchel, 1836
Dasyethmia Danilevsky, 1969
Disthymia (lapsus)
Disthymnia Hübner, [1825]
Ehtima (lapsus)
Melanoleuca Stephens, 1829
Psecadia Hübner, [1825]
Tamarrha Walker, 1864
Theoxenia Walsingham, 1887
Wiltshireia Amsel, 1949 (non Buckman, 1904: preoccupied)

Selected speciesEdit

Species of Ethmia include:[2]

Albitogata species-groupEdit

Amasina species-groupEdit

Assamensis species-groupEdit

Aurifluella species-groupEdit

Baliostola species-groupEdit

Bipunctella species-groupEdit

Charybdis species-groupEdit

Chrysopyga species-groupEdit

Confusella species-groupEdit

Conglobata species-groupEdit

Crocosoma species-groupEdit

Cyanea species-groupEdit

Cypraeella species-groupEdit

Dehiscens species-groupEdit

Distigmatella species-groupEdit

Ditreta species-groupEdit

Dodecea species-groupEdit

Exornata species-groupEdit

Gigantea species-groupEdit

Haemorrhoidella species-groupEdit

Hagenella species-groupEdit

Hammella species-groupEdit

Joviella species-groupEdit

Kirbyi species-groupEdit

Lapidella species-groupEdit

Lineatonotella species-groupEdit

Longimaculella species-groupEdit

Lybiella species-groupEdit

Macelhosiella species-groupEdit

Mulleri species-groupEdit

Nigripedella species-groupEdit

Nigroapicella species-groupEdit

Notatella species-groupEdit

Papiella species-groupEdit

Piperella species-groupEdit

Prattiella species-groupEdit

Punctessa species-groupEdit

Pyrausta species-groupEdit

Rothschildi species-groupEdit

Semilugens species-groupEdit

Suspecta species-groupEdit

Terminella species-groupEdit

Trifurcella species-groupEdit

Tripunctella species-groupEdit

Vittalbella species-groupEdit

Wursteri species-groupEdit

UnassignedEdit

Former speciesEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ ABRS (2008), and see references in Savela (2003)
  2. ^ See references in Savela (2003)

ReferencesEdit

  • Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) (2008): Australian Faunal Directory – Ethmia. Version of 2008-OCT-09. Retrieved 2010-APR-01.
  • Savela, Markku (2003): Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms – Ethmia. Version of 2003-DEC-29. Retrieved 2010-APR-21.