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Virbia Walker, 1854
Virbia Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 470, TS: Virbia mentiens Walker
Bepara Walker, [1865]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 143, TS: Bepara egaca Walker
Terna Walker, [1865]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 267, TS: Terna ampla Walker
Terna ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 143
Virbia ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 143; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 197; Strand, 1919, Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 104
Virbia (Arctiini) ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 27

Virbia ampla (Walker, [1865])
Mexico. See [About maps] Terna ampla Walker, [1865]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 267, TL: Mexico
Terna ampla ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 143
Virbia ampla ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 199, pl. 42, f. 4; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia birchi Druce, 1911
Trinidad, Colombia. See [About maps] Virbia birchi Druce, 1911; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 (43) : 140
Virbia birchi ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia brevilinea (Walker, 1854)
Brazil. See [About maps] Phaeochlaena brevilinea Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 469, TL: Brazil
Terna major Felder, 1874; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (4): pl. 105, f. 2
Virbia brevilinea ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 198; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 76; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia catama Dyar, 1913
Peru. See [About maps] Virbia catama Dyar, 1913; Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 45 (2006) : 642, TL: Peru, Huadquina
Virbia catama ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia divisa (Walker, 1854)
Brazil. See [About maps] Phaeochlaena divisa Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 469, TL: Brazil, São Paulo
Virbia divisa ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 200, pl. 42, f. 24; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia dotata (Walker, [1865])
Amazons. See [About maps] Terna dotata Walker, [1865]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 267, TL: Amazons, Ega ♀
Phlaeochlaena lativitta Walker, 1866; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1876, TL: São Paulo
Virbia dotata ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 198, pl. 42, f. 16; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 76; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia elisca Dyar, 1913
Peru. See [About maps] Virbia elisca Dyar, 1913; Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 45 (2006) : 642, TL: Peru, Huadquina
Virbia elisca, Arctiinae and Pericopinae of French Guyana [Pierre Zagatti]
Virbia elisca ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia endomelaena Dognin, 1914
Colombia. See [About maps] Virbia endomelaena Dognin, 1914; Hét. nouv. Am. Sud 7: 18
Virbia endomelaena ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia endophaea Dognin, 1910
Bolivia. See [About maps] Virbia endophaea Dognin, 1910; Hét. nouv. Am. Sud 1: 10
Virbia endophaea ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia epione Druce, 1911
Peru. See [About maps] Virbia epione Druce, 1911; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 (43) : 140
Virbia epione, Arctiinae and Pericopinae of French Guyana [Pierre Zagatti]
Virbia epione ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia fasciata Rothschild, 1910
Ecuador. See [About maps] Virbia fasciata Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 79, TL: Paramba; Bulim, Ecuador
Virbia fasciata ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia flemmingi Rothschild, 1910
Ecuador. See [About maps] Virbia flemmingi Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 78, TL: Ecuador
Virbia flemmingi ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia fluminea Schaus, 1912
Costa Rica. See [About maps] Virbia fluminea Schaus, 1912; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 9 (49): 39
Virbia fluminea ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia hypophaea Hampson, 1901
Costa Rica. See [About maps] Virbia hypophaea Hampson, 1901; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 201, pl. 42, f. 25, TL: Costa Rica, Santa Clara Valley, 1200ft
Virbia hypophaea ; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 78
Costa Rica Virbia hypophaea hypophaea ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28
V. h. tenuimargo Rothschild, 1922
Brazil Virbia hypophaea tenuimargo Rothschild, 1922; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 9 (53) : 486
Virbia hypophaea tenuimargo ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia lehmanni Rothschild, 1910
Colombia. See [About maps] Virbia lehmanni Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77, TL: Popayan; Rio Dagua
Virbia lehmanni ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia luteilinea Walker, 1854
Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia. See [About maps] Virbia luteilinea Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 471, TL: Mexico
Josiodes inversa H. Edwards, 1884; Papilio 4 (1): 14, TL: Mexico, Vera Cruz
Josiodes inversa ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 129
Virbia luteilinea ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 143; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 199, pl. 42, f. 3; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia medarda (Stoll, [1781])
Surinam, Guatemala, Panama, Venezuela. See [About maps] Phalaena medarda Stoll, [1781]; in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (29-31): 107, pl. 345, f. F
Virbia medarda ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 143; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 200; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia mentiens Walker, 1854
Venezuela, ?Costa Rica. See [About maps] Virbia mentiens Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 471, TL: Venezuela
?Virbia mentiens ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 143
Virbia mentiens ; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia minuta (Felder, 1874)
Brazil (Amazons), Mexico. See [About maps] Terna minuta Felder, 1874; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (4): pl. 105, f. 3, TL: Amazons
Virbia minuta ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 144; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia orola Dyar, 1914
Panama. See [About maps] Virbia orola Dyar, 1914; Proc. U.S. nat. Mus. 47 (2050) : 173, TL: Porto Bello, Panama
Virbia orola ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia ovata Rothschild, 1910
Brazil (Santa Catharina, ...). See [About maps] Virbia ovata Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 78, TL: Sta. Catharina
Virbia ovata ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia palmeri Druce, 1911
Colombia. See [About maps] Virbia palmeri Druce, 1911; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 (43) : 139
Virbia palmeri ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia parva Schaus, 1892
Peru. See [About maps] Virbia parva Schaus, 1892; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 285, TL: Peru
Virbia parva ; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia punctata Druce, 1911
Colombia. See [About maps] Virbia punctata Druce, 1911; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 (43) : 139
Virbia punctata ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia rosenbergi Rothschild, 1910
Colombia, Ecuador. See [About maps] Virbia rosenbergi Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77, TL: Rio Dagua, Colombia
Virbia rosenbergi ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia rotundata Schaus, 1904
Brazil. See [About maps] Virbia rotundata Schaus, 1904; Trans. Amer. ent. Soc. 30 : 138
Virbia rotundata ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia sanguicollis Hampson, 1901
Costa Rica. See [About maps] Virbia sanguicollis Hampson, 1901; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 199, pl. 42, f. 22, TL: Costa Rica, Irazu
Virbia sanguicollis ab. subbasalis Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 106
Virbia sanguicollis ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28
Misidentified/misapplied:
?Virbia mentiens; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 143 (nec Walker, 1854)

Virbia affinis Rothschild, 1910
Ecuador, Colombia. See [About maps] Virbia affinis Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 78, TL: Paramba, W.Ecuador
Virbia affinis ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia schadei Jörgensen, 1935
Paraguay. See [About maps] Virbia schadei Jörgensen, 1935; An. Mus. Argent. Cienc. nat. 38: 103
Virbia schadei ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia strigata Rothschild, 1910
Surinam, Brazil. See [About maps] Virbia strigata Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 78, TL: Surinam; Tijuco, Brazil
Virbia strigata ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia subapicalis (Walker, 1854)
Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, British Guyana, Surinam, Venezuela, Bolivia. See [About maps] Phaeochlaena subapicalis Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 470, TL: Ega, Brazil
Bepara egaca Walker, [1865]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 143, TL: Ega, Brazil
Virbia subapicalis ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 201, pl. 42, f. 6; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia thersites Druce, 1885
Panama. See [About maps] Virbia thersites Druce, 1885; in Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 144, 3: pl. 13, f. 24, TL: Panama, Bugaba
Virbia thersites ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 197; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia underwoodi Druce, 1911
Costa Rica. See [About maps] Virbia underwoodi Druce, 1911; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 (43) : 140
Virbia underwoodi ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia varians Schaus, 1892
Peru. See [About maps] Virbia varians Schaus, 1892; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 282
Virbia varians ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 198; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia xanthopleura (Hampson, 1898)
Grenada Ptychoglene xanthopleura Hampson, 1898; Trans. Ent. Soc. 1898 (3) : 243, pl. 17, f. 1, 15, TL: Grenada
Virbia xanthopleura ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 201; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 78; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia zonata (Felder, 1874)
Mexico. See [About maps] Terna zonata Felder, 1874; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (4): pl. 104, f. 13
Josiodes distincta H. Edwards, 1884; Papilio 4 (1): 14
Josiodes distincta ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 128
Terna zonata ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 143
Virbia zonata ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 199; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 77; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia satara Seitz, 1919
Bolivia. See [About maps] Virbia satara Seitz, 1919; Gross-Schmett. Erde 6 : 297
Virbia satara ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia phalangia Hampson, 1920
Mexico. See [About maps] Virbia phalangia Hampson, 1920; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 319
Virbia phalangia ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Virbia flavifurca Hampson, 1916
Venezuela. See [About maps] Virbia flavifurca Hampson, 1916; Novit. zool. 23 : 234
Virbia flavifurca ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

 

Virbia porioni Toulgoët, 1983
French Guinea Virbia porioni Toulgoët, 1983; Rev. Fr. Ent. (N.S.) 5: 102
Virbia porioni ; [Benoit Vincent]


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References:
[About maps]
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[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[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!
[Benoit Vincent]
Institut de recherche criminelle de la Gendarmerie nationale /Forensic Science Institute; Département Entomologie / Forensic entomology department; Fort de Rosny; 1, bd. Théophile Sueur; 93 111 ROSNY SOUS BOIS Cedex; Tel.: 33(0)1 58 66 50 92; Fax : 33(0)1 58 66 50 27
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[Pierre Zagatti]
WWW pages; Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of the French Antilles; e-mail: Pierre Zagatti


Some related literature:
Dognin, 1910
Hétérocères nouveaux de l'Amérique du Sud Hét. nouv. Am. Sud 1: 46pp
Dognin, 1914
Hétérocères nouveaux de l'Amérique du Sud Hét. nouv. Am. Sud 7: 32pp
Druce, 1911
Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera, chiefly from tropical South America Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 (43) : 138-150
Dyar, 1913
Results of the Yale Peruvian expedition of 1911. Lepidoptera Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 45 (2006) : 627-649
Dyar, 1914
Report on the lepidoptera of the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Canal Zone Proc. U.S. nat. Mus. 47 (2050) : 139-350
H. Edwards, 1884
Notes on Mexican Lepidoptera with description of new species Papilio 4 (1): 11-19, (3): 59-61, (4): 75-80
Felder, 1874
Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Behilfen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Band 2. Abtheilung 2. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (1): 1-136, pl. 1-21 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, [1865]), (2): 137-378, pl. 22-47 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1865), (3): 379-536, pl. 48-74 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1867), (4): 537-548, pl. 75-120, (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-9 (pl. 1-74), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874) , (5): pl. 121-140, (erklärung) 1-10 (pl. 75-107), (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-20 (pl. 108-140), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Druce in Godman & Salvin, 1885; Godman & Salvin, 1885
Biologia Centrali-Americana; or Contributions to the Knowledge of the Fauna of Mexico and Central America. Zoology. Lepidoptera. Heterocera Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 1-490, 3: pl. 1-101
Hampson, 1898
The moths of the Lesser Antilles Trans. Ent. Soc. 1898 (3) : 241-260, pl. 17
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
Hampson, 1916
Description of new species of the family Arctiadae in the British Museum Novit. zool. 23 : 230-240
Hampson, 1920
Catalogue of the Lithosiadae (Arctianae) and Phalaenoididae in the collection of the British Museum Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 1-592,592a,593-619, pl. 42-71
Jörgensen, 1935
Lepidópteros nuevos o raros de la Argentina y del Paraguay An. Mus. Argent. Cienc. nat. 38: 85-130
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
Rothschild, 1922
A preliminary list of the Arctiinae of Pará Brazil, and a few from other localities Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 9 (53) : 457-494
Schaus, 1892
Descriptions of new Species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from Brazil, Mexico, and Peru. Part I & II Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 272-291, : 318-341
Schaus, 1904
New species of American Heterocera Trans. Amer. ent. Soc. 30 : 135-179
Schaus, 1912
New species of Heterocera from Costa Rica. XII-XVI Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 9 (49): 34-57, (50): 202-214, (51): 289-311, (52): 423-433, (53): 537-551, (54): 656-671
Seitz, 1919
Die amerikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer (186 pls) Gross-Schmett. Erde 6 : 1-32 (1913), : 33-192 (1915), : 193-240 (1917), : 249-280 (1918), : 241-248,281-320 (1919), : 321-336 (1920), : 337-376 (1921), : 377-416 (1922), : 417-424 (1924), : 425-528 (1925), : 529-616 (1927), : 617-672 (1928), : 673-768 (1929), : 769-840 (1930), : 841-904 (1931), : 905-1016 (1932), : 1017-1048 (1933), : 1049-1088 (1934), : 1089-1112 (1935), : 1137-1256 (1936), : 1113-1136,1257-1296 (1937), : 1297-1304 (1938), : 1305-1328 (1939), : 1329-1452 (1940)
Stoll, [1781]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (26b-28): 29-90, pl. 305-336 (1780), (29-31): 91-164, pl. 337-372 (1781), (32-32): 165-252, 1-29, pl. 373-400 (1782)
Strand, 1919
Arciidae: Subfam. Arctiinae Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: [1]-415
Toulgoët, 1983
Description de nouvelles Arctiides d'Amérique latine et d'Amérique centrale Rev. Fr. Ent. (N.S.) 5: 101-107
Walker, 1854
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 1-278 (1854), 2: 279-581 (1854), 3: 583-775 (1855), 4: 777-976 (1855), 5: 977-1258 (1855), 6: 1259-1508 (1855), 7: 1509-1808 (1856)
Walker, [1865]; 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)
Watson & Goodger, 1986
Catalogue of the Neotropical Tigermoths Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 1-71


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