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Lycophotia Hübner, [1821]
Lycophotia Hübner, [1821]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (14): 215, TS: Noctua porphyrea Denis & Schiffermüller
Scotophila Stephens, 1829; Nom. Br. Insects : 41 (preocc. Scotophila Hübner, [1821]), TS: Noctua porphyrea Denis & Schiffermüller
= ; [POOLE]; [MNA27.3, 53]
Heptagrotis McDunnough, 1920; , TS: Agrotis phyllophora Grote
= ; [MNA27.3, 53]
Violaphotia Beck, 1991; Atalanta 22 (2/4): 187, TS: Phalaena molothina Esper
= ; [NE3, 163]; [MNA27.3, 53]
Paucgraphia Beck, 1991; Atalanta 22 (2/4): 187, TS: Agrotis erythrina Herrich-Schäffer
= ; [NE3, 163]; [MNA27.3, 53]
Lycophotia (Noctuinae) ; [POOLE]
Lycophotia ; [NE2, 116]
Heptagrotis (Noctuini) ; [NACL, 157]
Lycophotia (Noctuini) ; [NE3, 163]; [MNA27.3, 53]

Lycophotia molothina (Esper, 1789)
Spain - France, Sicily, Holland, Germany, Austria, S.Poland. See [About maps] Phalaena (Bombyx) molothina Esper, 1789; Die. Schmett., Th. III (Suppl.) (1-2): 33, (3-4): pl. 85, f. 1
Lycophotia molothina ; [NE3, 163]; [POOLE]; [MNA27.3, 53 (note)]; [NE12, 174, pl. 12, f. 4-6]

Larva on Calluna vulgaris [POOLE]

France, Germany, ... Chersotis ericae Boisduval, 1840; Genera Index Eur. Lepid. : 104 (preocc. Phalaena ericae Donovan, 1801), TL: France, Fontainbleu; Lyon
= Lycophotia molothina ; [POOLE]
= ; [NE2, 116,#]
Agrotis velum Germar, [1842]; Fauna Ins. Europae 22: pl. 13, TL: Germany
= Lycophotia molothina ; [POOLE]
= ; [NE2, 116]
Lycophotia molothina molothina ; [NE2: 116, pl. 6, f. 19]
L. m. occidentalis (Bellier, 1860)
France, Spain, ... Agrotis molothina var. occidentalis Bellier, 1860; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (3) 8 : 665, pl. 12, f. 6-7, TL: France, Bordeaux
= Lycophotia molothina ; [POOLE]
Rhyacia molothina var. andalusica Schawerda, 1934; Int. Ent. Z. 28: 426, TL: Andalusia, Sierra de Luna, Predota
= Lycophotia molothina ; [POOLE]
= ; [NE2, 116]
Lycophotia molothina occidentalis ; [NE2: 117, pl. 6, f. 20-21]

fiLycophotia porphyrea (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
EU. See [About maps] Kanervamaayökkönen
Noctua porphyrea Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775; Ankündung eines systematischen Werkes von den Schmetterlingen der Wienergegend: 83, TL: Vienna region
?lepida Esper, 1786
= ; [NE2, 119]
Noctua strigula Thunberg, 1792; Diss. Ent. sistens Insecta Suecica (4): 55 (preocc. Noctua strigula Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775), TL: [Sweden]
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 119]
Phalaena (Noctua) varia Villers, 1789; Caroli Linn. Ent. 2 : 276, TL: Europe
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 119]
Phalaena (Noctua) concinna Esper, 1790; Die Schmett., Th. IV, Bd. 1 (41): pl. 152, f. 1 (Noct. 73), TL: Leipzig region
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 119]
Phalaena (Noctua) concinna Esper, 1804; Die Schmett., Th. IV, Bd. 2 (Abs. 1) (52): 500
birivia Borkhausen, 1792
= ; [NE2, 119]
Noctua picta Fabricius, 1794; Ent. Syst. 3 (2): 91, TL: Germany
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 119]
arnicae Fabricius, 1794
= ; [NE2, 119]
Phalaena ericae Donovan, 1801; Nat. Hist. Br. Ins.: 93, 10: pl. 360, f. 1 (preocc. Phalaena ericae Hufnagel, 1766), TL: Great Britain
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 119]
Noctua ericae Haworth, 1809; 224 (preocc. Phalaena ericae Donovan, 1801), TL: Great Britain
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 119]
Chersotis marmorea Graslin, 1863; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (4) 3 : 312, pl. 8, f. 9, TL: E.Pyrenees
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 119]
f. suffusa Tutt, 1892
= ; [NE2, 119]
Agrotis strigula var. astur Culot, 1909; Noct. et Géom. Europe 1 : 28, TL: Spain, Asturies
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 119]
f. nitescens Dannehl, 1925
= ; [NE2, 119]
ab. meridionalis Dannehl, 1933
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. ferruginea Lempke, 1939
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. flavescens Lempke, 1939
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. grisea Lempke, 1939
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. juncta Lempke, 1939
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. reducta Lempke, 1939
= ; [NE2, 119]
ab. nigrescens Cockayne, 1952
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. clausa van Wisselingh, 1962
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. approximata Lempke, 1962
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. biorbiculata Lempke, 1962
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. obscura Lempke, 1962
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. protensa Lempke, 1962
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. unimacula Lempke, 1962
= ; [NE2, 119]
f. virgata Lempke, 1962
= ; [NE2, 119]
Lycophotia porphyrea, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Lycophotia porphyrea, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Lycophotia porphyrea, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Lycophotia porphyrea ; [POOLE]; [NE2: 119, pl. 6, f. 25-29]; [NE3, 163]; [MNA27.3, 53 (note)]
[porphyrea.jpg] 500x529 (~45Kb) FINLAND: Ka: Virolahti, 671:53, m 25-1.7.1983, f 1-6.8.1976, Markku Savela leg.

Flight from latter half of June to beginning of August.

Larva on Calluna vulgaris



Lycophotia cissigma (Ménétriés, 1859)
S.Urals - Amur, Ussuri, Korea, Japan. See [About maps] Noctua cissigma Ménétriés, 1859; Bull. phys-math. Acad. Sci. St. Pétersb. 17 (14) : 219, TL: E.Siberia, Vilui
Noctua cissigma Ménétriés, 1859; 58, pl. 4, f. 9
Agrotis umbra Staudinger, 1892; 411, TL: Wladiwostok; Askold; Ussuri; Suifun
= ; [POOLE]
Lycophotia cissigma ; [POOLE]; [NE2: 118, pl. 11, f. 37-39]; [NE3, 164]; [MNA27.3, 53 (note)]

Lycophotia erythrina (Herrich-Schäffer, [1852])
Spain, Portugal, S.France, N.Italy, Albania. See [About maps] Agrotis erythrina Herrich-Schäffer, [1852]; Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 6 (55): 59, TL: France, Indre; Loire
Agrotis erythrina var. dalmatina Wagner, 1923; Z. Öst. Ent.-Ver. Wien 8: 68, TL: Dalmatia
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 118]
ab. vulpecula Wagner, 1923
= ; [NE2, 118]
Rhyacia erythrina var. corsicina Schawerda, 1931; Z. Öst. EntVer. 16: 32, TL: Corsica, Ponte du Fulminatau, Vizzavona Forest
= ; [POOLE]; [NE2, 118]
f. arcana Schawerda, 1931
= ; [NE2, 118]
Lycophotia erythrina ; [POOLE]; [NE2: 118, pl. 6, f. 22-24]; [NE3, 164]; [MNA27.3, 53 (note)]

Lycophotia velata (Staudinger, 1888)
SE.Siberia. See [About maps] Agrotis velata Staudinger, 1888; Stettin ent. Ztg 49 (7-9) : 247, TL: Suifun, Sidimi
Lycophotia velata ; [NE2, 116 (note)]; [POOLE]; [MNA27.3, 53 (note)]

Lycophotia phyllophora (Grote, 1874)
Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario, Minnesota, N.Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Yersey, Applachians, North Carolina. See [About maps] Agrotis phyllophora Grote, 1874; Bull. Buffalo Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 61, TL: New York
Lycophotia phyllophora, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Lycophotia phyllophora, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heptagrotis phyllophora, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Lycophotia phyllophora, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Heptagrotis phyllophora ; [NACL, #11010]
Lycophotia phyllophora ; [MNA27.3, 53 (note)]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Lycophotia atrifascia Hampson, 1907; 247, TL: Argentina, Medoza
Lycophotia (of authors) atrifascia ; [POOLE]

Lycophotia ecvinacea Hampson, 1903; 663, pl. 78, f. 15, TL: Cape Colony, Cokstad
Lycophotia (of authors) ecvinacea ; [POOLE]

Lycophotia melanephra Hampson, 1909; 370, TL: Transvaal, White R.
Lycophotia (of authors) melanephra ; [POOLE]

Lycophotia melanobasis Hampson, 1903; 557, pl. 57, f. 3, TL: Uruguay, Colon
Lycophotia (of authors) melanobasis ; [POOLE]

Eurois postventa Geyer, 1837; 18, pl. [149], f. 865-866, TL: South Africa
Lycophotia (of authors) postventa ; [POOLE]

Lycophotia tetraonis Druce, 1905; 372, TL: Peru, Huancabamba
Lycophotia (of authors) tetraonis ; [POOLE]

Lycophotia viridis Hampson, 1911; 419, TL: S.Nigeria, Ilesha
Lycophotia (of authors) viridis ; [POOLE]


5.2.2012 (6)

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.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[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/
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MNA27.3]
Lafontaine, 1998; The Moths of America North of Mexico, 27.3; NOCTUOIDEA; Noctuidae (part): 348pp
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NE12]
Fibiger, Ronkay, Yela & Zilli, 2010; Noctuidae Europeaea 12; Rivulinae - Euteliinae, and Micronoctuidae and Supplement to Volume 1-11
[NE2]
Fibiger, 1993; Noctuidae Europaeae 2; Noctuinae II
[NE3]
Fibiger, 1997; Noctuidae Europaeae 3; Noctuinae III
[PNWM]
Pacific Northwest Moths
[POOLE]
Poole, 1989; Lepidopterorum catalogus (n.s.) 118 - Noctuidae
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)


Some related literature:
Beck, 1991
Taxonomische Änderungen bei den Noctuinae, Cuculliinae und Plusiinae Atalanta 22 (2/4): 175-232
Bellier, 1860
Description de l'Agrotis occidentalis Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (3) 8 : 665-666, pl. 12
Boisduval, 1840
Genera et Index Methodicus Europaeorum Lepidopterorum Genera Index Eur. Lepid.: 238pp : 1-238
Culot, 1909
Noctuelles et Géomètres d'Europe. I. 1909-1913 Noct. et Géom. Europe 1 : 1-212, pl. 1-38
Donovan, 1801
The natural history of British insects; explaining them in their several states ... with the history of such minute insects as require investigation by the microscope Nat. Hist. Br. Ins. 1: 100pp, pl. 1-36 (1792), 2: 102pp, pl. 37-72 (1793), 3: 100pp, pl. 73-108 (1794), 4: 102pp, pl. 109-144 (1795), 5: 116pp, pl. 145-180 (1796), 6: 92pp, pl. 181-216 (1797), 7: 102pp, pl. 217-252 (1798), 8: 92pp, pl. 253-288 (1799), 9: 82pp, pl. 289-324 (1800), 10: 102pp, pl. 325-360 (1801), 11: 107pp, pl. 361-396 (1804), 12: 107pp, pl. 397-432 (1807), 13: 78pp, pl. 433-468 (1808), 14: 95pp, pl. 469-504 (1810), 15: 88pp, pl. 505-540 (1811), 16: 101pp, pl. 541-576 (1813)
Esper, 1789
Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Theil III. Supplement. Dritter Abscnitt. Die Nachtschmetterlinge Die. Schmett., Th. III (Suppl.) (1-2): 1-36, pl. 80 (1789), (3-4): pl. 81-85 ([1789]), (5-6): 37-64, pl. 86-90 (1794), ([7]): 65-72, pl. [91] ([1798]), (8-9): 73-94, pl. 92-93 (1800), (10): 95-100, pl. 94 ([1800-1807]), ([11]): 101-104 ([1807])
Esper, 1790
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)
Esper, 1804
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)
Graslin, 1863
Notice sur deux exploration entomologiques faites dans de Pyrénées Orientales en 1847 et en 1857 accompagnée de la description de quelques espéces inédits de Lépidoptéres de la France et de l'Espagna Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (4) 3 : 297-372
Grote, 1874
List of the Noctuidae of North America Bull. Buffalo Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 1-77, 1pl
Herrich-Schäffer, [1852]
Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa, zugleich als Text, Revision und Supplement zu J. Hübner's Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge, Sechter un letzter Band, 1843-1856 Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 6 (1): (i) pl. I (1843), (3): (i) I-II, pl. II-IV (1844), (6): (i) pl. V (1844), (7): (i) pl. VI (1844), (8): (i) III-X, pl. VII-VIII (1844), (9): (i) pl. IX-XI (1844), (11): (i) pl. XII (1845), (13): (i) XI-XIV, pl. XIII-XIV (1846), (17): (i) pl. XVI (1846), (22): (ii) pl. I-III (1847), (35): (i) pl. XV (1848), (36): (i) pl. XVII-XIX (1848), (37): (i) pl. XX (1849), (?38): (i) XV-XVIII (1849), (38): (i) pl. XXI-XXII (1849), (40): (ii) I-II-IV, pl. IV-IX (1849), (48): [1], 2-24 (1851), (55): 25-80, (iv) [1], 2-36 (1852), (60): (ii) V-VIII, pl. X-XIV (iv) 37-40 (1853), (65): (iv) 41-60 (1854), (66): (iv) 61-72 (1855), (68): 81-152 (1855), (69): 153-178, (Index univ.) [1], 2-48 (1856), (69): (Schlusswort) i-iv (1856)
Hübner, [1821]
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])
Ménétriés, 1859
Lépidoptères de la Sibérie orientale et en particulier des rives de l'Amour Bull. phys-math. Acad. Sci. St. Pétersb. 17 (14) : 212-221, Mélanges biol. St.-Pétersb. 3 (1): 99-113 (1858)
Schawerda, 1931
Meine sechste Lepidopteren-ausbeute aus den bergen Korsikas Z. Öst. EntVer. 16: 31-37, 41-45, 52-56
Schawerda, 1934
Miscellanea Lepidopterologica. Neubeschreibungen und berichtigungen Int. Ent. Z. 28: 413-418, 425-429, 1pl
Staudinger, 1888
Neue Noctuiden des Amurgebietes Stettin ent. Ztg 49 (7-9) : 245-283
Stephens, 1829
The nomemclature of British insects; being a compendious list of such species as are contained in the sytematic catalogue of British insects, and forming a guide to their classification, ... Nom. Br. Insects : 1-68
Thunberg, 1792
Dissertio Entomologica sistens Insecta Suecica, ... Diss. Ent. sistens Insecta Suecica (1): 1-24 (1 plate) (1784), (2): [25-31] ??], 32-46 (9 unnumbered) (1791), (3): [47],48-52 (2 unnumbered) (1792), (4): 53-62 (1792)
Villers, 1789
Caroli Linnaei Entomologia, Faunae Suecicae Descriptionibus Aucta Caroli Linn. Ent. 2 : 1-656
Wagner, 1923
Ueber einige faunistisch bemerkenswerte Lepidopterenfunde aus Dalmatien Z. Öst. Ent.-Ver. Wien 8: 67-69


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