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Europlema Holloway, 1998
Europlema Holloway, 1998; Moths of Borneo, 8: 116, TS: Erosia desistaria Walker

Europlema conchiferata (Moore, 1887)
Sri Lanka, India. See [About maps] Dirades conchiferata Moore, 1887
Epiplema semifulva Warren, 1897
Dirades conchiferata ; [MOB8, 117 (note)]

Europlema melanosticta (de Joannis)
Mauritius Epiplema melanosticta de Joannis
Europlema melanosticta ; [MOB8, 117 (note)]

Europlema quadripunctata (Wileman)
Taiwan Epiplema quadripunctata Wileman
Europlema quadripunctata ; [MOB8, 117 (note)]

Europlema irrorata (Moore)
India. See [About maps] Dirades irrorata Moore
Europlema irrorata ; [MOB8, 117 (note)]

Europlema nigropustulata (Warren)
Obi Epiplema nigropustulata Warren
Europlema nigropustulata ; [MOB8, 117 (note)]

Europlema vacuata (Warren)
Solomons Epiplema vacuata Warren
Europlema vacuata ; [MOB8, 117 (note)]

Europlema desistaria (Walker, 1861)
India, Burma, Thailand, Taiwan, Borneo, Sulawesi, Flores, Queensland. See [About maps] Erosia desistaria Walker, 1861; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 23: 853
Erosia inclarata Walker, 1866; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1646
Erosia insolita Walker, 1866; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1648
?Epiplema fuscata Warren, 1897
Epiplema fuscata Dalla Torre, 1924; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 30: 14
Europlema desistaria ; [MOB8: 117, pl. 8, f. 270, 277]

Europlema semibrunnea (Pagenstecher, 1884)
Sulawesi, Philippines, Borneo, Nicobar Is., India, Ryukyu Is., Taiwan, Fiji, Quuensland, Moluccas, New Guinea, Solomons, Vanuatu. See [About maps] Erosia semibrunnea Pagenstecher, 1884; Jahrb. Nassau. Ver. Naturk. 37 : 258
Epiplema caesia Warren, 1897; Novit. zool. 4 : 45
Epiplema okinawana Matsumura, 1931; 6000 Illust. Insects Japan.-Empire: 942
Europlema semibrunnea ; [MOB8: 118, pl. 7, f. 268, f. 276]

Larva on (Taiwan) Premna [MOB8]


Europlema instabilata (Walker, 1866)
Borneo, S.Moluccas, New Guinea, Solomons, Queensland, New Caledonia. See [About maps] Erosia instabilata Walker, 1866; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1646
Erosia desistaria instabilata ; Holloway, 1979, Series Entom. 15: 345

Europlema bilobuncus Holloway, 1998
Borneo. See [About maps] Europlema bilobuncus Holloway, 1998; Moths of Borneo, 8: 119, pl. 7, f. 273, 279, TL: Sarawak, Gunung Mulu Nat. Park

Europlema poecilaria (Swinhoe, 1905)
Sumatra, Borneo. See [About maps] Epiplema poecilaria Swinhoe, 1905; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 16 (96) : 626
Epiplema poecilaria ; Holloway, 1976, Moths of Borneo with special reference to Mt. Kinabalu: 87
Europlema poecilaria ; [MOB8: 119, pl. 7, f. 272]

Europlema nivosaria (Walker, 1866)
Mysol, Hainan, Taiwan, Borneo, Sula Is., Sangihe, Talaut, New Guinea, Bismarcks. See [About maps] Erosia nivosaria Walker, 1866; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1644
Erosia paucifera Walker, 1866; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1648
Europlema nivosaria ; [MOB8: 119, pl. 8, f. 269]

Larva on (Taiwan) Premna [MOB8]


Europlema sp.
Europlema sp. ; Holloway, 1979, Series Entom. 15: 1345
Europlmea sp. ; [MOB8: 120, f. 278]


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References:
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[MOB8]
Holloway, 1998; The Moths of Borneo, Part 8; Families Castniidae, Callidulidae, Drepanidae and Uraniidae


Some related literature:
Holloway, 1979
A survey of the Lepidoptera, Biogeography and Ecology of New Caledonia Series Entom. 15: 588pp, 153fgs, 87pls
Pagenstecher, 1884
Beiträge zur Lepidopteren-Fauna von Amboina Jahrb. Nassau. Ver. Naturk. 37 : 149-326
Swinhoe, 1905
New and little-known Species of Eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 16 (96) : 612-629
Walker, 1861
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 20: 1-276 (1860), 21: 277-498 (1860), 22: 499-755 (1861), 23: 757-1020 (1861), 24: 1021-1280 (1862), 25: 1281-1477 (1862), 26: 1479-1796 ([1863])
Walker, 1866
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 1-322 ([1865]), 32: 323-706 (1865), 33: 707-1120 (1865), 34: 1121-1534 ([1866]), 35: 1535-2040 (1866)
Warren, 1897
New genera and species of moths from the Old World regions, in the Tring Museum Novit. zool. 4 : 12-130, : 378-402


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