Acontia lucida

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Noctuoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Noctuoidea

Familia: Noctuidae
Subfamilia: Acontiinae
Tribus: Acontiini
Genus: Acontia
Subgenera: Acontarache – Acontia – Emmelia – Eusceptis – Metapioplasta – Olivacontia – Uracontia

species not assigned to a subgenus edit

A. decisa – A. delphinensis – A. lagunae – A. vialis

Name edit

Acontia Ochsenheimer, 1816

  • Type species: Noctua solaris Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 by subsequent designation [= Phalaena lucida Hufnagel, 1766]
    • see Godart, J.B. & Duponchel, P.A.J. 1829. Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France. Paris : Crevot/Méquignon-Marvis Vol. 7(2) 507 pp., 38 pls. [72].

Synonyms edit

References edit

  • Chen, F.Q., Yang, C. & Xue, D.Y. 2012: A taxonomic study of the genus Acontia Ochsenheimer (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Acontiinae) from China. Entomotaxonomia 34(2): 275–283. Reference page
  • Ferris, C.D.; Lafontaine, J.D. 2009: Review of the Acontia areli group with descriptions of three new species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acontiinae). In: Schmidt, B.C.; Lafontaine, J.D. (eds) Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths. ZooKeys, 9: 27–46. Abstract PDF
  • Hacker, H.H. 2007. Noctuidae, supplementary data. In Mey, W. (ed.): The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. Part 1 Esperiana Memoir 4: 219–235. Reference page
  • Hacker, H.H., 2010: Revision of the genus Acontia Ochsenheimer, 1816 and the tribus Acontiini Guenée, 1841 (Old World) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Acontiinae) Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie Band 14: 7–533. Corrigenda and Supplementa (Plates 57, 64). Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie Band 15: 359–373.
  • Hacker, H.H. 2011. Two new Acontia Ochsenheimer, 1816 species from Madagacar with an overview of the genus on Madagascar (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acontiinae). Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie 16: 89–93. Reference page
  • Hacker, H., 2013: Additions to several revisions of Noctuid genera revised from 2001 to 2011, with descriptions of nine new species and three new subspecies from Africa, Arabian Peninsula and Iran, with faunistic Notes (Noctuoidea). Esperiana, Buchreihe zur Entomologie, 18: 199–220. Abstract: [1].
  • Hacker, H.H., Legrain, A. & Fibiger, M. 2008. Revision of the genus Acontia Ochsenheimer, 1816 and the tribus Acontiini Guenée, 1841 (Old World) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Acontiinae). Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie 14: 7–533. Reference page
  • Mey, W., 2011: New and little known species of Lepidoptera of southwestern Africa. Esperiana Buchreihe zur Entomologie Memoir 6: 146–261.
  • Mustelin, T., Leuschner, R., Mikkola, K. & Lafontaine, J.D. 2000. Two New Genera and Thirteen New Species of Owlet Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Mainly from Southern California. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History 36: 1–18. Full article (PDF) Reference page
  • Viette, P.E.L. 1965. Descriptions préliminaires de nouveaux genres et espèces de Noctuidae Amphipyrinae malgaches (Lepidoptera). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 70: 85–91. Reference page
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