Scoliopteryx is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Ernst Friedrich Germar in 1810.[1][2][3]

Scoliopteryx libatrix1.jpg
Scoliopteryx libatrix
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Scoliopteryginae
Tribe: Scoliopterygini
Genus: Scoliopteryx
Germar, 1810
  • Pterodonta Reichenbach, 1817
  • Ephemias Hübner, [1821]
  • Euphais Hübner, 1822
  • Gonoptera Berthold, 1827



  1. ^ Savela, Markku (July 5, 2019). "Scoliopteryx Germar, 1810". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved May 20, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Scoliopteryx". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 20, 2020.
  3. ^ Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul (November 5, 2004). "Scoliopteryx Germar, 1810". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved May 20, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)