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Photedes Lederer, 1857
Photedes Lederer, 1857; Die Noctuinen Europa's, ... : 189, TS: Apamea captiuncula Treitschke
= Oligia ; [NACL, 137]
Phothedes Lederer, 1857; (orig. missp.)
Petilampa Aurivillius, 1891; 156, TS: Noctua minima Haworth
= ; [POOLE]
Photedes (Amphipyrinae) ; [POOLE]
Photedes (Apameini) ; [FE]
Photedes (Apameina) ; [NE8, 17, 29]

fiPhotedes captiuncula (Treitschke, 1825)
CEU - W.Siberia - Altai, Tuva, Central Asia, Turkey, Armenia. See [About maps] Kääpiöhämy-yökkönen Least Minor
Apamea captiuncula Treitschke, 1825; 96
Apamea unica Freyer, 1858; 68, pl. 640, f. 1, TL: [Austria] Fussen
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Miana expolita Doubleday, 1855; in Stainton, Ent. Annual 1855 : 63, TL: [England] Darlington
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Photedes captiunctula kasyi Varga, 1970; Acta zool. hung. 16: 242, f. B, TL: Vienna region
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Photedes captiuncula delattini Varga, 1970; Acta zool. hung. 16: 244, f. C, TL: Hungary, Josvafo
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Photedes captiuncula var. tincta Kane, 1895; Entomologist 28 : 155, TL: Ireland, Galway
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Photedes captiuncula, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Photedes captiuncula, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Photedes captiuncula ; [POOLE]; [NE8: 103, pl. 7, f. 66-74, (gen.) f. 67, 189]
[captiuncula.jpg] 500x558 (~34Kb) FINLAND: Ka: Virolahti, m 7.7.1969; Kb: Tuupovaara, 698:69, f 17.7.1981, Markku Savela leg.

Larva on Gramineae, Deschampsia caespitosa



fiPhotedes minima (Haworth, 1809)
EU. See [About maps] Mätäsyökkönen Small Dotted Buff Schmieleneule
Noctua minima Haworth, 1809; Lepid. Britannica (2): 216, TL: Kent
Phytometra arcuosa Haworth, 1809; Lepid. Britannica (2): 260, TL: Great Britain
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Phytometra lutescens Haworth, 1809; Lepid. Britannica (2): 260, TL: Great Britain
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Caradrina duponchelii Boisduval, 1829; 82, TL: France
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Noctua airae Boie, 1835; 325, TL: Germany, Kiel
= ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 101]
Photedes minima, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Photedes minima, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Photedes minima ; [NE8: 105, pl. 7, f. 75-82, (gen.) f. 68, 190]
[minima.jpg] 500x544 (~34Kb) FINLAND: Ka: Virolahti, 671:53, m 20.7.1974, f 15-19.7.1973, Markku Savela leg.

Larva on Deschampsia caespitosa


The ?? species-group

Photedes improba (Staudinger, 1899)
Tian Shan. See [About maps] Tapinostola improba Staudinger, 1899; 343, TL: Tian Shan
Photedes improba ; [NE8, 102]

Photedes amseli (Boursin, 1961)
Afghanistan, .... See [About maps] Arenostola amseli Boursin, 1961; 390, pl. 5, f. 10, pl. 7, f. 27, TL: Afghanistan, Balkh
Arenostola amseli ; [POOLE]; [NE8, 87]
Photedes amseli ; [NE8, 102]

?Photedes albivena (Christoph, 1887)
Phothedes[sic] albivena Christoph, 1887; 87, TL: Askhabad
Photedes albivena ; [POOLE]
?Photedes albivena ; [NE8, 102]

?Photedes deserticola (Staudinger, 1899)
Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, .... See [About maps] Calamia deserticola Staudinger, 1899; 371, pl. 5, f. 10, TL: [Algeria] Biskra Prov.
Calamia modesta Staudinger, 1899; 372, TL: Jordanthal, Dead Sea vicinity
= ; [NE8, 102]
Namaugana[sic] chimaera Rothchild, 1920; 45, pl. 17, f. 24, TL: Morocco, Taourirt region
= ; [POOLE]
Arenostola modesta ; [POOLE]
Arenostola deserticola ; [POOLE]
?Areonostola deserticola ; [NE8, 88]
?Photedes deserticola ; [NE8, 102]

?Photedes delattini (Wiltshire, 1953)
Iran, .... See [About maps] Arenostola delattini Wiltshire, 1953; 217, f. 1, TL: Persia, Near Shiraz
Arenostola delattini ; [POOLE]
?Photedes delattini ; [NE8, 102]

Photedes homora (Bethune-Baker, 1911)
Kenya. See [About maps] Petilampa homora Bethune-Baker, 1911; 511, TL: Nairobi
Photedes homora ; [POOLE]

Photedes urbahni (Boursin, 1956)
Arenostola urbahni Boursin, 1956; 306, pl. 13, f. 1-2, pl. 13, f. 3, TL: Issyk-Kul
Photedes urbahni ; [POOLE]


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References:
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[FE]
Fauna Europaea; Fauna Europaea
[Ian Kimber]
http://www.ukmoths.force9.co.uk/
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NE8]
Zilli, Ronkay & Fibiger, 2005; Noctuidae Europaeae 8: 323pp; Apameini
[POOLE]
Poole, 1989; Lepidopterorum catalogus (n.s.) 118 - Noctuidae
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)


Some related literature:
Haworth, 1809
Lepidoptera Britannica, sistens digestimen novam lepidopterorum quae in Magna Britannica reperiunter ... adjunguntur dissertationes variae ad historiam naturalam spectantes Lepid. Britannica (1): 1-136 (1803), (2): 137-376 ([1809]), (3): 377-512 ([1811]), (4): 513-609 (1828)
Doubleday in Stainton, 1855
Lepidoptera Ent. Annual 1855 : 26-72, pl. [1]
Varga, 1970
Beiträge zur kenntniss der geographischen variabilität der art Photedes captiuncula Treitschke (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Acta zool. hung. 16: 241-248


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