Phytometra

Phytometra is a genus of moths of the family Erebidae. The genus was described by Adrian Hardy Haworth in 1809.

Phytometra
Phytometra formosalis1.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Boletobiinae
Genus: Phytometra
Haworth, 1809
Synonyms
  • Nanthilda Blanchard, 1840
  • Prothymia Hübner, 1823
  • Prothymnia Leraut, 1997
  • Pseudomicra Butler, 1892
  • Pyralidesthes Warren, 1913

TaxonomyEdit

The genus has previously been classified in the subfamily Phytometrinae within Erebidae or in the subfamily Calpinae of the family Noctuidae.[1][2]

SpeciesEdit

Some species of this genus are:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zahiri, Reza; et al. (2011). "Molecular phylogenetics of Erebidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea)". Systematic Entomology. 37: 102–124. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00607.x.
  2. ^ Lafontaine, Donald; Schmidt, Christian (19 Mar 2010). "Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico". ZooKeys. 40: 26. doi:10.3897/zookeys.40.414.
  3. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2018). "Phytometra Haworth, 1809". Afromoths. Retrieved April 8, 2019.