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Diaphora Stephens, 1827
Diaphora Stephens, 1827; Retrospective Review (2) 1: 244, TS: Phalaena mendica Clerck
Misidentified/misapplied:
Cycnia;

fiDiaphora mendica (Clerck, 1759)
EU, Russia, Altai, Asia Minor. See [About maps] Hukkasiilikäs Harmaa tiikerikehrääjä Muslin Moth Grauer Fleckleibbär Graubär Écaille Mendiante felemás medvelepke
Phalaena mendica Clerck, 1759; Icon. Ins. rariorum : pl. 3, f. 5
Bombyx lubricipeda Poda, 1761; Ins. Mus. Graecensis: 87 (preocc. Linnaeus)
Diacrisia inversa Caradja, 1898; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 11: 397
Spilosoma mendica ab. depuncta Schultz, 1908; Ent. Z. 22 (44) : 183, TL: Hungary
Diacrisia binaghii Turati, 1910; Atti Mus. Milano 42: 39-42, pl. 3, f. 3-4
Diacrisia mendica ab. mendicana Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 200 ("Ab. 2" Hampson, 1901)
sabulosa Derenne, 1929²
circumpunctata Cockayne, 1949²
lineata Cockayne, 1951²
Diaphora mendica, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Diaphora mendica, Larvae of North-European Lepidoptera [Kimmo Silvonen]
Diaphora mendica, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Diaphora mendica, Norges Sommerfugler [NORLEP]
Diaphora mendica, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Diaphora mendica, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Diacrisia mendica ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 311; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 148
Diaphora mendica ; [DubA, #82]
[mendica-1m.jpg] 464x554 (~26Kb) male Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Schönenberg, Röhricht (8°49'E, 48°57'N, 230m), 02.05.2000, Photo © Karl Hofsäß [mendica-2f.jpg] 800x541 (~115Kb) female Italy, Ravenna, May 2006, Photo © Maurizio Elia [mendica.jpg] 373x491 (~31Kb)

Larva on Betula spp., Salix spp., Urtica dioeca, Rumex crispus, Chenopodium spp., Atriplex spp., Trifolium spp., Lythrum salicaria, Chamaenerion angustifolium, Impatiens noli-tangere, Stachys sylvatica, Lamium spp., Galeopsis spp., Plantago major [SPRK]


Bombyx murina Hufnagel, 1766; Berlin. Magazin, 2 (4) : 424
Phalaena punctata Geoffroy, 1785; in Fourcroy, Ent. Paris. 2: 270
Phalaena rustica Hübner, 1790; Beitr. Ges. Schmett. 2 (3): 64, pl. 2, f. H
hibernica (Oberthür, 1911)
multipunctata Mewes, 1914; (multipuncta?)
Diaphora mendica f. venosa Adkin, 1922; Entomologist 55 : 79, TL: Tyrone, Ireland
Diaphora mendica malatiana Bytinski-Salz, 1936; Ent. Rec. 48: 2 (sep)
radiata Cockayne, 1949
pallida Lempke, 1961
Diaphora mendica mendica ; de Freina, 1999, Atalanta 30 (1/4): 242, pl. XIVa, f. 9-11
D. m. syra Daniel, 1933
Diaphora mendica syra ; [Dubatolov]

Diaphora sordida (Hübner, [1803])
Pyrenees, Alps, Apennines. See [About maps] Grauer Fleckenbär
Bombyx sordida Hübner, [1803]; Samml. eur. Schmett. [3] : pl. 34, f. 151
Bombyx carbonis Freyer, 1858; Neuere Beitr. Schmett. 7 : 74, pl. 642, f. 4
Diaphora sordida, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Diaphora sordida, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Diacrisia sordida ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 310; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 147

Larva on Taraxacum, Galeopsis, Stellaria, Plantago [BSW]


Diaphora luctuosa (Geyer, [1831])
Alps, Balkans, Black Sea. See [About maps] Brauner Fleckenbär
Bombyx luctuosa Geyer, [1831]; Samml. eur. Schmett. [3] : pl. 80, f. 338-339
Arctia lugubris Herrich-Schäffer, [1844]; Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 (9): (viii) f. 29-30 [?]
Spilosoma luctuosa djamila Schawerda, 1910; Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien, 60: 93
?Spilosoma luctuosa djamila f. janeckoi Schawerda, 1910; Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien, 60: 93
Diaphora luctuosa, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Diacrisia luctuosa ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 310; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 148


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BSW]
de Freina & Witt, 1987; Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpalearktis; ISBN 3-926285-00-1
[DubA]
Dubatolov, 1996; A list of the Arctiinae of the territory of the former U.S.S.R (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae); In: Neue Entomologische Nachrichten, Band 37: 39-89; A web presentation of the list.
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[Ian Kimber]
http://www.ukmoths.force9.co.uk/
[Karl Hofsäß]
Karl Hofsaess; e-mail: Karl Hofsäß
[Kimmo Silvonen]
Espoo, Finland; Kimmo's Lep Site
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[Maurizio Elia]
Ravenna, Italy; e-mail: Maurizio Elia
[NORLEP]
Norges Sommerfugler
[SPRK]
Seppänen, E. J, 1970; Suomen suurperhostoukkien ravintokasvit, Animalia Fennica 14
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)
[SZMN]
Lepidoptera; Siberian Zoological Museum
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Adkin, 1922
Diaphora mendica, from venosa, n.f. Entomologist 55 : 79
Clerck, 1759
Icones Insectorum Rariorum cum Nominibus eorum Trivialibus, Locisque e C. Linnaei ... Systema Naturae allegatis. Holmiae Icon. Ins. rariorum : pl. 1-12 (1759), : pl. 13-55 (1764)
Geoffroy in Fourcroy, 1785
Entomologia parisiensis, sive catalogus Insectorum, etc. Ent. Paris. 2: 233-544
de Freina, 1999
Beitrag zur systematischen Erfassung der Bombyces- und Sphinges-Fauna Kleinasiens, Weitere Kenntnisse über Artenspektrum, Systematik und Verbreitung der Lasiocampidae, Lemoniidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae und Cymatophoridae Atalanta 30 (1/4): 187-257
Freyer, 1858
Neuere Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde mit Abbildungen nach der Natur. (81-100) Neuere Beitr. Schmett. 7 : 1-180 (1858)
Hampson, 1901
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : i-xix, 1-690, pl. 36-54
Herrich-Schäffer, [1844]
Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa, zugleich als Text, Revision und Supplement zu J. Hübner's Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge, Die Schwärmer, Spinner und Eulen, (1843-) 1845 (-1855) Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 (1): (v) pl. 1-2, f. 1-18, (viii) pl. 1-2, f. 1-12, (ix) pl. 1-2, f. 1-11 (1843), (2): (vii) pl. 1, f. 1-3, (ix) pl. 3, f. 12-16 (1843), (6): (ii) pl. 1, f. 1-5, (v) pl. 3-6, f. 19-49, (viii) pl. 3-4, f. 13-22 (1844), (7): (v) pl. 7, f. 50-56, (vii) pl. 2, f. 4-6 (1844), (9): (viii) pl. 5-9, f. 23-46, (ix) pl. 4-8, f. 17-40 (1844), (10): (ix) pl. 9-13, f. 41-64 (1845), (11): (ix) pl. 14-23, f. 65-114 (1845), (13): [1], 2-24 (1846), (14): 25-48, (iii) pl. 1, f. 1-6, (v) pl. 8-9, f. 57-70 (1846), (15): (v) pl. 10-11, f. 71-84, (viii) pl. 10-16, f. 47-84, (ix) pl. 24-28, f. 115-140 (1846), (17): 49-88, (vi) pl. 1-8, f. 1-46 (1846), (18): 89-104, (ix) pl. 29-38, f. 141-194 (1846), (19): (ix) pl. 39-52, f. 195-264 (1846), (21): 105-128, (v) pl. 12-13, f. 85-95, (vii) pl. 3-4, f. 7-13, (viii) pl. 17-22, f. 85-123 (1847), (23): 129-152, (ix) pl. 53-62, f. 265-316 (1847), (25): (ix) pl. 63-69, f. 317-356 (1847), (26): 153-166 (1847), (31): (viii) pl. 23-27, f. 124-147 (1848), (32): (vi) pl. 9, f. 47-63 (1848), (35): 167-190 (1848), (37): 191-214, (ix) pl. 70-76, f. 357-393 (1849), (38): 215-238, (ix) pl. 77-82, f. 394-425, pl. 85-87, f. 436-450 (1849), (41): 239-286, (viii) pl. 28, f. 148-150, (ix) pl. 83-84, f. 426-435, pl. 88-92, f. 451-475 (1850), (43): (ix) pl. 93-99, f. 476-511 (1850), (44): 287-326 (1850), (45): 327-334, (ix) pl. 101-102, f. 516-525 (1850), (47): 335-450, (v) pl. 14, f. 96-101, (vi) pl. 10, f. 54-59 (1851), (49): (v) pl. 15-16, f. 102-113, (ix) pl. 100, f. 512-515, pl. 103, f. 526-530 (1851), (50): (viii) pl. 29-31, f. 151-165, (ix) pl. 104-108, f. 527-551 (1851), (51): (iv) pl. 2, f. 7-10, (ix) pl. 109-110, f. 552-562 (1851), (52): (ix) pl. 111-113, f. 563-579 (1851), (54): (ix) pl. 114-118, f. 580-606, pl. 120-121, f. 614-625 (1852), (56): (ix) pl. 119, f. 607-613, pl. 122-124, f. 626-641 (1852), (59): (viii) pl. 32, f. 166-170, (x) pl. 1, f. 1-5 (1853), (67): (index) [1], 2-64 (1855)
Hübner, 1790
Beiträge zur Geschichte der Schmetterlinge, Band 2 (1789) Theil 1-4 Beitr. Ges. Schmett. 2 (1): [1-6], 7-31, [32], 4pls, (2): [33-35], 36-56, 4pls, (3): [57-59], 60-79, [80], 4pls, (4): [81-83], 84-100, 4pls, : [101-103], 104-128 (Nachtrag and suppl.), : [129-134] (index)
Geyer, [1831]; Hübner, [1803]
Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. III. Bombyces - Spinner ("Zweyte Band" - part) Samml. eur. Schmett. [3] : 101-154, : pl. 1-43, f. 1-189 (1800-1803), : pl. 44-57, f. 190-247 (1803-1808), : pl. 58-59, f. 248-254 (1809-1810), : pl. 60-63, f. 255-268 (1810-1813), : pl. 64-65, f. 269-276 (1818-1819), : pl. 66, f. 277-281 (1819-1822), : pl. 67, f. 282 (1823), : pl. 68-69, f. 283-294 (1823-1824), : pl. 70, f. 295-298 (1827), : pl. 71-74, f. 299-314 (1827-1828), : pl. 75-76, f. 315-322 (1828-1829), : pl. 77-80, f. 323-340 (1830-1831), : pl. 81, f. 341-346 (1834-1836), : pl. 82, f. 347-350 (1836), : pl. 83, f. 351-355 (1836-1838)
Hufnagel, 1766
Tabelle über die heiesigen nachtvögel. V. Dritte tabelle von dene Insected oder die erste von den Nachtvögel Berlin. Magazin, 2 (4) : 391-437
Poda, 1761
Insecta Musei Graecensis, quae in ordines, genera et species juxta Systema Naturae Caroli Linnaei digessit Ins. Mus. Graecensis: 8+127, 2pls
Rothschild, 1910
Catalogue of the Arctianae in the Tring museum, with notes and descriptions of new species Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 1-85, (2): 113-171
Schultz, 1908
Ueber einige seltene paläarktische Arctiiden-Formen Ent. Z. 22 (44) : 183-184
Strand, 1919
Arciidae: Subfam. Arctiinae Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: [1]-415


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