Illustrated catalogue of Neotropical Ctenuchina, Euchromiina and Pericopina types (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini) described by Hans Zerny, with discussion on their taxonomic status.
The type material of 54 names of Ctenuchina, Euchromiina and Pericopina proposed by Hans Zerny are treated and Lectotypes are designated for 23 of the taxa, and two new synonyms are proposed.
Description of three new species of Galethalea Butler, 1876 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae), with comments on the genus.
- L. R. Pinheiro
- 9 February 2016
The three new species, plus G. davidi, are illustrated in habitus and genitalia, and comments on the genus Galethalea are provided, along with a key to the species currently placed in this genus.
Re-evaluation of the identities of Eucereon punctatum (Guérin-Méneville, ) and E. archias (Stoll, 1790), with a discussion on E. mitigatum Walker, 1857, rev. stat. (Lepidoptera, Erebidae,…
- L. R. Pinheiro
- 25 March 2016
The neotype designated by Travassos (1959) for this species is invalidated, and its original concept is reestablished based on the original description and illustrations, and the original concept of Eucereon punctatum is found to be different than that established in the literature.
Description of two new species of Nelphe Herrich-Schäffer, with comments on the genus (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini, Ctenuchina).
- L. R. Pinheiro
- 15 February 2016
Two new species of Ctenuchina are described from Haiti and Dominica, respectively: Nelphe trimaculata Pinheiro, sp. nov., and N. dominica Pinheiro, sp. nov. Nelphe trimaculata differs from all other…
Description of nine new species of Heliura Butler from South America (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini, Ctenuchina)
Nine new species of the genus Heliura are described from Brazil, including H. brasiliana sp.
Immature stages of the moth Lobeza dentilinea (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae), with redescription of the species based on male and female morphology
Evidence from the adult morphology supporting the placement of the genus in Notodontinae includes proboscis smaller than the length of the head, epiphysis with more than half of tibia, tarsal claws simple, and labial palpi short.
Taxonomic Notes on Ctenuchina, Euchromiina, and Phaegopterina (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini)
Five new synonymies are established and lectotypes are designated for Neacerea tetilla Dognin, Pezaptera carmania Druce, Eucereon theophanes Schaus Delphyre leucomela Kaye, and Cosmosoma harpalyce Schaus.
Revision of the Neotropical moth genera Mallodeta Butler and Erruca Walker, revalidated (Noctuidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini, Euchromiina)
Mallodeta Butler and Erruca Walker, revalidated, are redescribed and revised and six new synonyms are established, four specific and two generic.
Taxonomic notes and a new species of Episcepsis Butler, 1877 (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini, Ctenuchina).
The synonymization of Episcepsis aelia aelia Schaus, 1889, from Mexico, under E. venata Butler, 1877, from the Brazilian Amazons is revised and genital morphology of males and females has shown the validity of E. aelia revis.
Revision of the Genus Pseudaethria Schaus (Lepidoptera, Erebidae)
The type species, Pseudaethria cessogae Schaus, was found out to be a junior subjective synonym of Heliura cosmosomodes Dognin, and the new combination Pseudethria cosmosomode is proposed along with another one: PseudaETHria analis Gaede new combination.