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Scopula is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.

Scopula moths
Large Lace-border Moth, Gatineau.jpg
Large Lace-border moth (S. limboundata), Gatineau Park, Quebec
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Sterrhinae
Tribe: Scopulini
Genus: Scopula
Schrank, 1802[1]
Synonyms
  • Acidalia Bruand, 1846
  • Acidalia Treitschke, 1825
  • Acidalina Staudinger, 1898
  • Aletis Hübner, [1820]
  • Anacosymbia Prout, 1913
  • Antanepsia Turner, 1908
  • Antilycauges Prout, 1913
  • Antitrygodes Warren, 1895
  • Autanepsia Turner, 1908
  • Calothysanis Hübner, 1823
  • Cartaletis Warren, 1894
  • Chlorocraspedia Warren, 1899
  • Cinglis Guenée, [1858]
  • Craspedia Hübner, 1826
  • Csopula Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1842
  • Cymatida Sodoffsky, 1837
  • Cymatoides Zeller, 1846
  • Dasybela Turner, 1908
  • Dasybella Turner, 1908
  • Dosithea Duponchel, 1829
  • Dosithoea Rambur, 1833
  • Epicosymbia Warren, 1897
  • Eucidalia Sterneck, 1941
  • Glossotrophia Prout, 1913
  • Holarctias Prout, 1913
  • Ignobilia Prout, 1932
  • Induna Warren, 1897
  • Isoplenia Warren, 1897
  • Leptaletis Warren, 1894
  • Leptomeris Hübner, 1826
  • Lipocentris Warren, 1905
  • Longula Staudinger, 1892
  • Leucoxena Warren, 1900
  • Lycauges Butler, 1879
  • Oar Prout, 1913
  • Phyletis Guenée, 1897
  • Pigia Guenée, [1858]
  • Pleionocentra Warren, 1898
  • Prasonesis Meyrick, 1889
  • Pseudocinglis Hausmann, 1994
  • Psilephyra Bastelberger, 1909
  • Pylarge Herrich-Schäffer, 1856
  • Runeca Moore, 1888
  • Sarodria Sodoffsky, 1837
  • Sarothria Agassiz, 1847
  • Scopuloides Hausmann, 1994
  • Sphecodes Hübner, 1822 (preocc. Sphecodes Latreille, 1804)
  • Stigma Alphéraky, 1883
  • Synelys Hulst, 1896
  • Trichoclada Meyrick, 1886
  • Triorisma Warren, 1897
  • Ustocidalia Sterneck, 1932
  • Zygophyxia Prout, 1916
  • Microglossotrophia Hausmann, 1993
  • Bicalcarella Hausmann, 1993
  • Parenzanella Hausmann, 1993

Contents

SpeciesEdit

It has a total number of 705 species which are listed here alphabetically.

Status unknownEdit

  • Scopula gyalararia (Franzenau, 1856), described as Acidalia gyalararia from Siebenburgen.
  • Scopula voeltzkowi Prout, 1934, described from Africa.[2]

Web of life[3]Edit

Scopula species are used as a food source by various predators, including:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Scopula, funet.fi
  2. ^ De Prins, J.; De Prins, W. (2017). "Scopula voeltzkowi Prout L. B., 1934". Afromoths. Retrieved November 18, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Home of Ichneumonoidea". www.taxapad.com. Retrieved 2015-12-12. 
  • Can, F. 2009: DNA barcoding confirms species rank for a cryptic geometrid species from Turkey and Bulgaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Sterrhinae). Zootaxa, 2314: 63-68. Abstract & excerpt.
  • Gelbrecht, J. & A. Hausmann, 1997: Scopula immistaria beshkovi ssp.n. - neu für Bulgarien und den Balkan (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Linzer Biologische Beiträge 29 (2): 983-990.
  • Hausmann, A. 2003: New Sterrhinae from Europe, North Africa, and the Caucasus (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Entomologische Zeitschrift 113 (11): 319-328.
  • Herbulot, C., 1999: New Geometridae from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Nouvelle Revue d'Entomologie 16 (2): 147-153.
  • Orhant, G.E.R.J., 2003: Deuxième contribution à la connaissance des Lépidoptères Hétérocères de Tahiti avec quelques données pour Moorea. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de Mulhouse 59 (2): 22-33.
  • Sihvonen, P., 2005: Phylogeny and classification of the Scopulini moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Sterrhinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 143: 473–530.
  • Sihvonen, P. and Siljander, M., 2005: Species diversity and geographical distribution of Scopulini moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Sterrhinae) on a worldwide scale. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 703–721.

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