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Amphipyra Ochsenheimer, 1816
Amphipyra Ochsenheimer, 1816; Schmett. Eur. 4 : 70, TS: Phalaena tragoponis Clerck
Pyrois Hübner, [1820]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (13): 208, TS: Phalaena cinnamomea Goetze
= ; [NE9, 23 (subgenus)]
Scotophila Hübner, [1821]
= ; [NACL, 141]; [NE9, 23]
Pyrophila Stephens, 1829
= ; [NACL, 141]; [NE9, 23]
Philopyra Guenée, 1837
= ; [NACL, 141]; [NE9, 23]
Pyramidcampa Beck, 1991; Atalanta 22 (2/4): 218, TS: pyramidea Linnaeus
= ; [NE9, 23]
Adamphipyra Beck, 1991; Atalanta 22 (2/4): 219, TS: livida Denis & Schiffermüller
= ; [NE9, 23]
Tetrapyra Beck, 1991; Atalanta 22 (2/4): 219, TS: tetra Fabricius
= ; [NE9, 23]
Antiamphipyra Beck, 1991; Atalanta 22 (2/4): 220, TS: Amphipyra micans Lederer
= ; [NE9, 23]
Anpyramidea Beck, 1996
= ; [NE9, 23]
Obtuscampa Beck, 1996
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyrini) ; [NACL, 141]
Amphipyra (Amphipyrinae) ; [NE9, 23]

Subgenus Pyrois Hübner, [1820]
Syntomopus Guenée, 1837
Adpyramidcampa Beck, 1991
Pyrois Hübner, [1820]; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra albicilia Hampson, 1894
Amphipyra (Pyrois) albicilia ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra cinnamomea (Goeze, 1781)
Phalaena cinnamomea Goeze, 1781
confusa (Esper, 1791)
= ; [NE9, 23]
perfusa (Hübner, [1803])
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Pyrois) cinnamomea ; [NE9, 23]

Subgenus Amphipyra Ochsenheimer, 1916
Amphipyra Ochsenheimer, 1916; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra acheron Draudt, 1950
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) acheron ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra albolineola Yoshimoto, 1993
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) albolineola ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra alpherakii (Staudinger, 1888)
Amphipyra alpheraci Hampson, 1908
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) alpherakii ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra anophthalma Boursin, 1963
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) anophthalma ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra averna Hreblay & Ronkay, 1997
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) averna ; [NE9, 23]

fiAmphipyra berbera Rungs, 1949
EU, W.Russia. See [About maps] Hämypensasyökkönen
Amphipyra pyramidea ab. variegata Warren, 1911
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra svenssoni Fletcher, 1968
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra berbera, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Amphipyra berbera, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Amphipyra berbera, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) berbera ; [NE9, 23]
[berbera-1U.jpg] identification uncertain 548x714 (~91Kb) Russia, Moscow area, 10.9.2010 (36°25'E, 56°23'N), Photo © D. Smirnov [berbera.jpg] 500x295 (~23Kb) FINLAND: V: Turku, 12.8.1969, R. Teriaho leg.

Larva on Quercus robur, Populus tremula, Salix caprea, Sorbus aucuparia



Amphipyra boursini Hacker, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) boursini ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra cancellata Warren, 1911
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) cancellata ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra charon Draudt, 1950
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) charon ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra costiplaga Draudt, 1950
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) costiplaga ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra cupreipennis Moore, 1882
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) cupreipennis ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra deleta Draudt, 1950
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) deleta ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra deletaiwana Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) deletaiwana ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra effusa Boisduval, 1829
Amphipyra sciaphila Staudinger, 1870
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra gallica Schawerda, 1927
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) effusa ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra erebina Butler, 1878
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) erebina ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra formosana Hacker & Ronkay, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) formosana ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra fuscusa Chang, 1989
Amphipyra fuscosa Sugi, 1992
= Amphipyra fuscosa ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) fuscusa ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra herzigi Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) herzigi ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra herrichschaefferi Hacker & Peks, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) herrichschaefferi ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra horiei Owada, 1996
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) horiei ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra jankowskii Oberthür, 1884
Amphipyra jancousci Hampson, 1908
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) jankowskii ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra kautti Hacker, 2002
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) kautti ; [NE9, 23]

fiAmphipyra livida (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
CEU, SEU. See [About maps] Hochglanzeule
scotophila (Hübner, [1788])
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) livida ; [NE9, 23]
A. l. corvina Motschulsky, 1866
cupreina Bryk, 1949
= Amphipyra livida ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) livida corvina ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra magna Walker, 1865
chalcoptera Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) magna ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra marmorea Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) marmorea ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra micans Lederer, 1857
SEEU. See [About maps] frivaldszkyi Mocsáry, 1896
= Amphipyra micas ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) micans ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra microlitha Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) microlitha ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra molybdea Christoph, 1867
Amphipyra submicans Kuznetzov, 1958
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) molybdea ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra monochroma Yoshimoto, 1993
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) monochroma ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra monolitha Guenée, 1852
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) monolitha ; [NE9, 23]
A. m. surnia Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) monolitha surnia ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra okinawensis Sugi, 1982
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) okinawensis ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra owadai Hreblay, Peregovits & Ronkay, 1999
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) owadai ; [NE9, 23]
A. o. nepalensis Hreblay, Peregovits & Ronkay, 1999
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) owadai nepalensis ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra pallidipennis Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) pallidipennis ; [NE9, 23]

fiAmphipyra perflua (Fabricius, 1787)
NEU, CEU, EEU, Siberia, Korea, Ussur. See [About maps] Suruyökkönen
ulmea (Schrank, 1801)
= Amphipyra micas ; [NE9, 23]
Phalaena (Noctua) pyramidina Esper, [1803]; Die Schmett., Th. IV, Bd. 2 (Abs. 2) (51): 45, (Abs. 1) (51): pl. 192, f. 2
= Amphipyra micas ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra perflua, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Amphipyra perflua, Norges Sommerfugler [NORLEP]
Amphipyra perflua, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) perflua ; [NE9, 23]
[perflua-1.jpg] 695x723 (~104Kb) Russia, Moscow area, 21.7.2008, Photo © D. Smirnov [perflua-2.jpg] 622x746 (~93Kb) Russia, Moscow area, 29.7.2008, Photo © D. Smirnov [perflua-3.jpg] 702x743 (~120Kb) Russia, Moscow area, 21.7.2010 (36°25'E, 56°23'N), Photo © D. Smirnov
[perflua.jpg] 500x490 (~39Kb) FINLAND: Ka: Virolahti, 6719:539, mf 1.8.1981, Markku Savela leg.

Larva on Lonicera xylosteum



Amphipyra porphyrea Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) porphyrea ; [NE9, 23]

fiAmphipyra pyramidea (Linnaeus, 1758)
EU, NAF, Near East, Iran, S.Siberia, N.India, Korea, Japan. See [About maps] Hohtopensasyökkönen Copper Underwing Pyramideneule
navicularis (Geoffroy, 1785)
= ; [NE9, 23]
obscura Oberthür, 1880
= ; [NE9, 23]
obliquilimbata Graeser, 1888
= ; [NE9, 23]
yama Swinhoe, 1918
= ; [NE9, 23]
apyra Bryk, 1942
= ; [NE9, 23]
cuprior Fletcher, 1968
= ; [NE9, 23]
satinea (Rougemont, 1901)
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra pyramidea, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Amphipyra pyramidea, Norges Sommerfugler [NORLEP]
Amphipyra pyramidea, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Amphipyra pyramidea, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) pyramidea ; [NE9, 23]
[pyramidea-1U.jpg] identification uncertain 720x717 (~96Kb) Russia, Moscow area, 10.8.2008, Photo © D. Smirnov [pyramidea-2.jpg] 613x767 (~119Kb) Russia, Moscow area, 27.7.2010 (36°25'E, 56°23'N), Photo © D. Smirnov

Larva on Quercus, Syringa, Lonicera



Amphipyra schrenckii Ménétriés, 1859
schrenci Hampson, 1908
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) schrenckii ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra sergei (Staudinger, 1888)
sergii Hampson, 1908
= ; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra sergei, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) sergei ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra shyrshana Chang, 1989
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) shyrshana ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra stix Herrich-Schäffer, 1850
SEEU. See [About maps] Amphipyra (Amphipyra) stix ; [NE9, 23]

Amphipyra striata Bremer & Grey, 1853
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) striata ; [NE9, 24]

Amphipyra strigata Fletcher, 1968
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) strigata ; [NE9, 24]

Amphipyra subtrigua Bremer & Grey, 1853
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) subtrigua ; [NE9, 24]

Amphipyra suryai Yoshimoto, 1993
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) suryai ; [NE9, 24]

Amphipyra tetra (Fabricius, 1787)
CEU, SEU. See [About maps] Amphipyra tetra, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) tetra ; [NE9, 24]
A. t. pallida Staudinger, 1901
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) tetra pallida ; [NE9, 24]

fiAmphipyra tragopoginis (Clerck, 1759)
EU, NAF, Near East, Iran, N.India, W.Siberia, NA. See [About maps] Lattayökkönen Mouse Dreipunkteule
Phalaena tragopoginis Clerck, 1759
luciola (Hufnagel, 1766)
= ; [NACL, #9639]; [NE9, 23]
repressus (Grote, 1871)
= ; [NACL, #9639]; [NE9, 23]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, Norges Sommerfugler [NORLEP]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, Noctuid Search (record) [NOCTS]
Amphipyra tragopoginis, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Amphipyra tragopogonis, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Amphipyra tragopogonis ; auth., (missp.)
Amphipyra tragopoginis ; [NACL, #9639]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) tragopoginis ; [NE9, 24]
Misidentified/misapplied:
tetra Fabricius, 1787; Haworth, 1809
[tragopoginis-1.jpg] 611x701 (~97Kb) Russia, Moscow area (36°25'E, 56°00'N), 20.8.2009, Photo © D. Smirnov [tragopoginis.jpg] 500x503 (~36Kb) FINLAND: Ka: Virolahti, 671:53, m 28-3.9.1982, f 17-23.8.1985, Markku Savela leg.

Larva on Rumex longifolius, R. acetosa, Ranunculus acris, Aconitum napellus, Ribes rubrum, Rosa sp., Rubus chamaemorus, Chamaenerion angustifolium, Anthriscus silvestris, Linaria vulgaris, Melampyrum pratense, Galium mollugo, G. verum, Campanula glomerata, C. persicifolia, Plantago major, Petroselinum crispum, Artemisia vulgaris


A. t. turcomana Staudinger, 1888
Amphipyra turcomana Staudinger, 1888
= Amphipyra tragopoginis ; [NACL, #9639]
distincta Rothschild, 1920
= ; [NE9, 24]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) tragopoginis turcomana ; [NE9, 24]

Amphipyra tripartita Butler, 1878
parvula Bryk, 1949
= ; [NE9, 24]
Amphipyra (Amphipyra) tripartita ; [NE9, 24]

The "NA" species-group

Amphipyra pyramidoides Guenée, 1852
Amphipyra inornata Grote, 1864
= ; [NACL, #9638]
Amphipyra conspersa Riley, 1871
= ; [NACL, #9638]
Amphipyra carbonita Franclemont, 1941; (form)
= ; [NACL, #9638]
Amphipyra pyramidoides, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Amphipyra pyramidoides, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Amphipyra pyramidoides, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Amphipyra pyramidoides, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Amphipyra pyramidoides, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Amphipyra pyramidoides, Noctuid Search (record) [NOCTS]
Amphipyra pyramidoides, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Amphipyra pyramidoides ; [NACL, #9638]

Amphipyra glabella (Morrison, 1874)
Amphipyra glabella, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Amphipyra glabella, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Amphipyra glabella, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
A. glabella, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Amphipyra glabella ; [NACL, #9640]

Amphipyra brunneoatra Strand, 1916
Amphipyra brunneoatra, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Amphipyra brunneoatra, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Amphipyra brunneoatra, Noctuid Search (record) [NOCTS]
Amphipyra brunneoatra, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Amphipyra brunneoatra ; [NACL, #9641]


27.7.2009 (52)

References:
[ALBERTA]
University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[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.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[D. Smirnov]
Russia, Moscow; e-mail: D. Smirnov
[ESP]
Heppner, 1981; The dates of E. J. C. Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abblidungen... 1776-[1830]; Archives of Natural History (1981) 10 (2): 251-254
[GALEPS]
Moths and Butterflies of Georgia and the Southeastern United States; James K. Adams; Dept. of Natural Science, Dalton State College, Dalton, GA ; http://www.daltonstate.edu/galeps/index.htm
[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/
[Lynn Scott]
Moths of the Ottawa Area; Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NE9]
Fibiger & Hacker, 2007; Noctuidae Europaeae 9: 410pp; Amphipyrinae, Condicinae, Eriopinae, Xyleninae (Part)
[NOCTS]
Noctuid Search; An Interactive Key to Identify the Noctuidae of North America; e-mail: Thomas D. Eichlin; e-mail: Scott A. Kinnee; Dennis E. Mayhew; Ronald E. Somerby; Charles S. Papp
[NORLEP]
Norges Sommerfugler
[PNWM]
Pacific Northwest Moths
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)
[SZMN]
Lepidoptera; Siberian Zoological Museum


Some related literature:
Beck, 1991
Taxonomische Änderungen bei den Noctuinae, Cuculliinae und Plusiinae Atalanta 22 (2/4): 175-232
Esper, [1803]
Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Theil IV. Die Eulenphalenen Die Schmett., Th. IV, Bd. 2 (Abs. 1) (48): 373-420, pl. 184-186 (Noct. 105-107) (1796), (Abs. 1) (49-50): 421-464, pl. 187-191 (Noct. 108-112) (1798), (Abs. 1) (51): 465-496, pl. [192],[193] (Noct. 113-114) ([1799-1803]), (Abs. 1) (52): 497-536, pl. 194-195 (Noct. 115-116) (1804), (Abs. 1) (53): 537-632, pl. 196 (Noct. 117) (1804), (Abs. 1) (54): 633-698, pl. 197-198 (Noct. 118-119) (1805), (Abs. 2) (49-50): 1-44 (1798), (Abs. 2) (51): 45-54 ([1799-1803]), (Abs. 2) (52): 55-62 (1804), (Abs. 2) (53): 63-85 (1805)
Hübner, [1820]
Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, 1816-[1826] Verz. bek. Schmett. (1): [1-3], 4-16 (1816), (2): 17-32 (1819), (3): 33-48 (1819), (4): 49-64 (1819), (5): 65-80 (1819), (6): 81-96 (1819), (7): 97-112 (1819), (8): 113-128 (1819), (9): 129-144 (1819), (10): 145-160 (1819), (11): 161-176 (1819), (12): 177-192 (1820), (13): 193-208 (1820), (14): 209-224 (1821), (15): 225-240 (1821), (16): 241-256 (1821), (17): 257-272 (1823), (18): 273-288 (1823), (19): 289-304 (1823), (20): 305-320 (1825), (21): 321-336 (1825), (22): 337-352 (1825), (23-27): 353-431 ([1825])
Ochsenheimer, 1816
Die Schmetterlinge von Europa. Fierter Band Schmett. Eur. 4 : 1-223


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