Tethea is a genus of moths belonging to the family Drepanidae and subfamily Thyatirinae. It was first described by Ferdinand Ochsenheimer in 1816.[1]

Tethea
Tethea ocularis FvL.jpg
Tethea ocularis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Drepanidae
Genus: Tethea
Ochsenheimer, 1816
Synonyms
  • Palimpsestis Hübner, [1821]
  • Bombycia Hübner, 1822
  • Ceropacha Stephens, 1829
  • Ceratopacha Stephens, 1850
  • Saronaga Moore, 1881
  • Eutethea Grote, 1902
  • Eutethia Grote, 1902
  • Episaronaga Matsumura, 1933

SpeciesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Tethea". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 5 July 2018.