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Ophiusa Ochsenheimer, 1816
Ophiusa Ochsenheimer, 1816; Schmett. Eur. 4 : 93: 93, TS: Phalaena tirhaca Cramer
Ophiogenes Reichenbach, 1817; Jena. allg. Litt.-Ztg. 1: 288, TS: Phalaena tirhaca Cramer
Meropis Hübner, 1822; Syst.-alph. Verz.: 20, 22, TS: Noctua auricularis Hübner
Hemachra Sodoffsky, 1837; Bull. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou 1837 (6) : 89 (unnec. repl. for Ophiusa Ochsenheimer)
Anua Walker, 1858; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 15: 1788, TS: Anua amplior Walker
Stenopis Mabille, 1880; C. R. Soc. ent. Belg. 23 : 107, TS: Stenopis reducta Mabille
Trichanua Berio, 1954
Subanua Berio, 1959; Ann. Mus. nat. Giacomo Doria 71: 316, TS: Anua flavociliata Aurivillius
Peranua Berio, 1959; Ann. Mus. nat. Giacomo Doria 71: 316, TS: Achaea conspicienda Walker
Perophiusa Berio, 1959; Ann. Mus. nat. Giacomo Doria 71: 316, TS: Anua pseudotirhaca Berio
Ophiussa ; Hübner, [1823], (missp.)
Stenopsis ; Hampson, 1913, (missp.)
Ophiusa (Catocalinae) ; [POOLE]; [AUCL]
Ophiusa (Ophiusina) ; [NE10, 20, 54]

Ophiusa coronata (Fabricius, 1775)

Noctua coronata Fabricius, 1775
Noctua leonina Fabricius, 1775
Noctua ancilla Fabricius, 1794
Corycia magica Hübner, [1831]
Ophiodes ponderosa Mabille, 1879
Ophiusa coronata, African Moths [AFM]
Ophiusa coronata, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Ophiusa coronata ; [AUCL]; [NE10, 54]

Ophiusa costiplaga (Hulstaert, 1924)
Anua costiplaga Hulstaert, 1924
Ophiusa costiplaga ; [AUCL]

Ophiusa discriminans (Walker, 1858)
Ophiodes discriminans Walker, 1858
Pseudophila pygospila Snellen, 1880
Ophiusa sublutea Bethune-Baker, 1906
Anua intacta Hampson, 1913
Anua keyensis Strand, 1913; (infrasubsp.)
Anua keyensis Gaede, 1938
Ophiusa discriminans, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Ophiusa discriminans ; [AUCL]

Ophiusa disjungens (Walker, 1858)
Othiodes[sic] disjungens Walker, 1858
Anua tongaensis Hampson, 1913
Anua timorensis Strand, 1913; (infrasubsp.)
Anua timorensis Gaede, 1938
Ophiusa disjungens, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Ophiusa disjungens ; [AUCL]; [NE10, 54]
O. d. indiscriminata (Hampson, 1893)
Minucia indiscriminata Hampson, 1893
Ophiusa disjungens indiscriminata ; [NE10, 54]

Ophiusa hituense (Pagenstecher, 1884)
Ophisma hituense Pagenstecher, 1884
Thyas amideta Turner, 1903
Anua hituensis Hampson, 1913
Ophiusa hituense, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Ophiusa hituense ; [AUCL]

Ophiusa indistincta (Moore, 1882)
Ophiodes indistincta Moore, 1882; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (2): 169, (3): pl. 6, f. 12, TL: Khasia Hills
Ophiusa indistincta ; [NE10, 54]

Ophiusa microtirhaca Sugi, 1990
Ophiusa microtirhaca ; [NE10, 54]

Ophiusa novenaria (Lucas, 1898)
Thyas novenaria Lucas, 1898
Ophiusa novenaria ; [AUCL]

Ophiusa olista (Swinhoe, 1893)
Minucia olista Swinhoe, 1893; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 12 (70) : 261, TL: Nanchuan, China
Noctua ancilla Fabricius, 1794
= ; [NE10, 54]
fervida (Butler, 1883)
= ; [NE10, 54]
Noctua leonina Fabricius, 1775
= ; [NE10, 54]
magica (Hübner, [1831])
= ; [NE10, 54]
ponderosa (Mabille, 1879)
= ; [NE10, 54]
Ophiusa olista ; NE10, 54

Ophiusa parcemacula (Lucas, 1891)
Ophiodes parcemacula Lucas, 1891
Ophiodes parcimacula Turner, 1902; (emend.)
Anua sherlockiensis Strand, 1913; (infrasubsp.)
Anua sherlockiensis Gaede, 1938
Ophiusa parcemacula, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
paremacula ; Strand, 1913, (missp.)
Ophiusa parcemacula ; [AUCL]

Ophiusa tirhaca (Cramer, [1777])
Portugal, Spain, S.France, Italy, Mallorca, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Crete, Africa, SE.Europe - S.Asia, China, Australia. See [About maps] Phalaena tirhaca Cramer, [1777]; Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): 116, pl. 172, f. E, TL: Cape of Good Hope
Noctua tirrhaea Fabricius, 1781; Spec. Ins. 2 : 213 (unjust emend. Phalaena tirhaca Cramer)
Noctua vesta Esper, 1789; Die Schmett., Th. IV, Bd. 1 (39): pl. 141, f. 1
Noctua auricularis Hübner, [1803]; Samml. eur. Schmett. [4] : pl. 66, f. 321, TL: Europe
Ophiodes hottentota Guenée, 1852; in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 7 (Noct. 3) : 229, TL: Pays des Hottentots
Ophiodes separans Walker, 1858; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 14: 1357, TL: North Hindustan
Anua absens Warren, 1913; (infrasubsp.)
Anua pura Warren, 1913; (infrasubsp.)
Anua clementi Swinhoe, 1918
= ; [AUCL]
Ophiusa obscura Pinker & Bacallado, 1979; (preocc. Bremer & Grey, 1853)
Ophiusa tirhaca, African Moths [AFM]
Ophiusa tirhaca, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Ophiusa tirhaca, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Ophiusa tirhaca ; [NE10: 54, pl. 1, f. 52-57, gen. 11, 109]
[tirhaca-1.jpg] 1400x784 (~190Kb) Sardinia: Sinis Peninsula, Is Arutas, 20m, 10.5.1988, Siegel leg. Photo © Christian Siegel

Larva on Pistacia lentiscus, P. terebinthus, Cistus spp., Rhus cotinus, R. coriaria, Daphne, Erica, Viburnum, Osyris [NE10, 55], Combretum, Eucalyptus [POOLE, Pinhey, 1975]


O. t. obscura Pinker & Bacallado, 1979
Ophiusa tirhaca obscura Pinker & Bacallado, 1979; Zeit. Arbeit. Öst. Ent. 30: 86, TL: "Hermigua"
Ophiusa tirhaca obscura ; [NE10, 54]

Ophiusa trapezium (Guenée, 1852)
Ophiodes trapezium Guenée, 1852
Ophisma circumferens Walker, 1865
= ; [NE10, 54]
Ophisma cognata Walker, 1865
= ; [NE10, 54]
Ophiodes adusta Moore, 1882
= ; [NE10, 54]
Minucia prunicolor Moore, [1885]
= ; [NE10, 54]
Ophiusa kebea Bethune-Baker, 1906
Ophiusa trapezium ; [NE10, 54]

Ophiusa triphaenoides (Walker, 1858)
cuprea (Moore, 1867)
= ; [NE10, 54]
Ophiusa triphaenoides ; [NE10, 54]

Ophiusa tumidilinea Walker, 1858
Ophiusa tumidilinea ; [NE10, 54]


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References:
[AFM]
African Moths
[AUCL]
Nielsen & Rangsi, 1996; Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia; CSIRO, Australia
[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!
[Christian Siegel]
Austria
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[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
[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
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[NE10]
Goater, Ronkay & Fibiger, 2003; Noctuidae Europaeae 10: 252pp; Catocalinae & Plusiinae
[POOLE]
Poole, 1989; Lepidopterorum catalogus (n.s.) 118 - Noctuidae


Some related literature:
Berio, 1959
Studi sulla sistematica delle cosiddette "Catocalinae" e "Othreinae" (Lepidopter, Noctuidae) Ann. Mus. nat. Giacomo Doria 71: 276-327
Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1852
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptéres. Tome Septiéme. Noctuélites. Tome 3 Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 7 (Noct. 3) : 1-443, Atlas (Noctuelites): pl. 1-24 (1858)
Cramer, [1777]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): 1-152, pl. 97-192 (1777)
Esper, 1789
Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Theil IV. Die Eulenphalenen Die Schmett., Th. IV, Bd. 1 (29): 1-16, pl. 80-85 (Noct. 1-6) (1786), (30): 17-32, pl. 86-91 (Noct. 7-12) (1786), (31): 33-48, pl. 92-97 (Noct. 13-18) (1787), (32): 49-64, pl. 98-103 (Noct. 19-24) (1787), (33): 65-80, pl. 104-109 (Noct. 25-30) (1787), (34): 81-96, pl. 110-115 (Noct. 31-36) (1787), (35): 97-112, pl. 116-121 (Noct. 37-42) (1787), (36-37): 113-144, pl. 122-133 (Noct. 43-54) (1788), (38): 145-160, pl. 134-139 (Noct. 55-60) (1788), (39): 161-176, pl. 140-145 (Noct. 61-66) (1789), (40): 177-192, pl. 146-151 (Noct. 67-72) (1790), (41): 193-208, pl. 152-155, 99B, 105B (Noct. 73-76) (1790), (42-44): 209-320, pl. 156-167, 117A (Noct. 77-88) (1791), (45-46): 321-352, pl. 168-177, 125B, 125C (Noct. 89-98) (1791), (47): 353-372, pl. 178-183 (Noct. 99-104) (1794)
Fabricius, 1781
Species Insectorum Exhibentes Eorum Differentia Specifica, Synonyma Auctorum, Loca Natalia, Metamorphosin Adiectis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus. Tom II Spec. Ins. 2 : 1-494 (1781), : 495-514 (appendix), 515-517 (index) ([1782])
Hübner, [1803]
Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. IV. Noctuae - Eulen ("Dritte Band") Samml. eur. Schmett. [4] : 155-194, : pl. 1-74, f. 1-345 (1800-1803), : pl. 75-86, f. 346-405 (1803-1808), : pl. 87-96, f. 406-455 (1808-1809), : pl. 97-134, f. 456-615 (1809-1813), : pl. 135-139, f. 616-638 (1814-1817), : pl. 140-141, f. 639-647 (1818-1819), : pl. 142-150, f. 648-697 (1819-1822), : pl. 151, f. 698-703 (1823), : pl. 152-156, f. 704-732 (1823-1824), : pl. 157, f. 733-736 (1825-1826), : pl. 158-160, f. 737-752 (1827-1828), : pl. 161-162, f. 753-765 (1828-1830), : pl. 163-169, f. 766-802 (1828-1832), : pl. 170-171, f. 803-812 (1832-1833), : pl. 172-176, f. 813-839 (1834), : pl. 177-179, f. 840-853 (1834-1835), : pl. 180, f. 854-858 (1834-1835), : pl. 181, f. 859-863 (1836), : pl. 182, f. 864-868 (1836-1838), : pl. 183, f. 869-873 (1837-1838), : pl. 184-185, f. 874-882 (1838), : [7], 8-24 (1834?)
Hübner, 1822
Systematisch-alphabetisches Verzeichniss aller bisher bey den Fürbildungen zur Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge angegebenen Gattungsbenennungen; mit Vormerkung auch augsburgischer Gattungen, von Jacob Hübner Syst.-alph. Verz.: [I-III], IV-VI, [1]-2-81
Mabille, 1880
Note sur une collection de Lépidoptéres C. R. Soc. ent. Belg. 23 : 104-109,civ-cix
Moore, 1882
Descriptions of new Indian Lepidopterous Insects from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 1-88, pl. 1-3 (1879), (2): 89-198, pl. 4-5 (1882), (3): 199-299, pl. 6-8 (1888)
Ochsenheimer, 1816
Die Schmetterlinge von Europa. Fierter Band Schmett. Eur. 4 : 1-223
Pinker & Bacallado, 1979
Neue Heretorceren-rassen aus Gome un Fuerteventura Zeit. Arbeit. Öst. Ent. 30: 85-86
Sodoffsky, 1837
Entomologische untersuchungen ueber die Gattungsnamen der Schmetterlinge Bull. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou 1837 (6) : 76-97
Swinhoe, 1893
New species of Oriental Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 12 (70) : 254-265
Walker, 1858
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 9: 1-252 (1856), 10: 253-492 ([1857]), 11: 493-764 (1857), 12: 765-982 ([1858]), 13: 983-1236 ([1858]), 14: 1237-1520 (1858), 15: 1521-1888 (1858)


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