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Agdistis Hübner, [1825]
Agdistis Hübner, [1825]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (23-27): 429, TS: Alucita adactyla
Adactylus Curtis, 1833; British Entomology 10: pl. 471, TS: Alucita adactyla
= ; [NACL, 86]
Adactyla Zeller, 1841; emendation
Ernestia Tutt, 1907; 128, TS: Agdistis lerinsis
= ; [NACL, 86]
Herbertia Tutt, 1907; 129, TS: Adactyla tamaricis
= ; [NACL, 86]
Agdistis (Agdistinae) ; [NACL, 86]

Agdistis tamaricis (Zeller, 1847)
Canary Islands, SEU, CEU, Asia Minor, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Israel, Arabia, North Africa. See [About maps] Adactyla tamaricis Zeller, 1847; Isis von Oken 1847 (12): 899
Agdistis bagdadiensis Amsel, 1949; Bull. Soc. Fouad Ier Ent. 33: 310

Larva on Tamarix gallica, Myricaria germanica [ME1]


Agdistis intermedia Caradja, 1920
Hungary, Romania. See [About maps] Agdistis benneti var. intermedia Caradja, 1920; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 34 (1/2) : 88
Agdistis hungarica Amsel, 1955; Bull. Inst. Sci. nat. Belg. 31 (83): 53

Larva on Limonium vulgare serotinum [ME1]


Agdistis bennetii (Curtis, 1833)
SEU, CEU. See [About maps] Adactyla bennetii Curtis, 1833; British Entomology 10: pl. 471

Larva on Limonium vulgare [ME1]


Agdistis meridionalis (Zeller, 1847)
Canary Islands, Great Britain, Mediterranean, North Africa, Cyprus. See [About maps] Adactyla meridionalis Zeller, 1847; Isis von Oken 1847 (12): 898
Agdistis staticis Milière, 1875; 375
Agdistis tyrrhenica Amsel, 1951; Fragm. Ent. 1: 103
Agdistis prolai Hartig, 1953; Boll. Soc. ent. Ital 83: 67
Agdistis meridionalis, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]

Larva on Limonium vulgare, Limonium binervosum, L. obtusifolium, L. virgatum, L. cordatum [ME1]


Agdistis salsolae Walsingham, [1908]
Canary Islands Agdistis salsolae Walsingham, [1908]; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1907 : 922
Agdistis pinkeri Bigot, 1972; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 77: 224

Larva on Salsola oppositifolia [ME1]


Agdistis delicatulella Chrétien, 1917
Malta, Corsica. See [About maps] Agdistis delicatulella Chrétien, 1917; Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 85 : 462
Agdistis melitensis Amsel, 1954; Bull. Soc. Fouad I. Ent. 38: 52

Agdistis neglecta Arenberger, 1976
Spain, S.France, Balearic Islands. See [About maps] Agdistis neglecta Arenberger, 1976; Dt. Ent. Z. (N.F) 23: 62

Larva on Atriplex portulacoides, Euphorbia pithyusa, Frankenia sp. [ME1]


Agdistis protai Arenberger, 1973
Italy, Sardinia. See [About maps] Agdistis protai Arenberger, 1973; Studi Sass. III 21(2): 650

Agdistis adactyla (Hübner, [1819])
SWEU, CEU - Afghanistan, Mongolia. See [About maps] Alucita adactyla Hübner, [1819]; Samml. eur. Schmett. [9] : pl. 7, f. 32-34
Adactyla huebneri Zeller, 1841; Isis von Oken 1841 (10): 771, pl. 4, f. 1, 12, 14-15
Agdistis adactyla var. delphinensella Bruand, 1858; in Laboulbène, Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (3) 6 : 893

Larva on Artemisia campestris, Chenopodium fruticosum, Erica cinerea, Santolina chamaecyparissus [ME1]


Agdistis heydeni (Zeller, 1852)
Canary Islands, Mediterranean. See [About maps] Adactyla heydeni Zeller, 1852; Linn. Ent. 6: 322
Agdistis canariensis Rebel, 1896; Ann. Mus. Wien 11 : 114
Agdistis excurata Meyrick, 1921; Exotic Microlep. 2 (14): 423

Larva on Atriplex halimus, Stachys glutinosa [ME1]


Agdistis satanas Millière, 1875
Mediterranean - S.Germany. See [About maps] Agdistis satanas Millière, 1875; 167
Agdistis nanus Turati, 1924; Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat. 63 : 150
Agdistis pseudosatanas Amsel, 1951; Fragm. Ent. 1: 102

Larva on Scabiosa candicans, S. pyrenaica, Scleranthus sp., Limoniastrum monopetalum [ME1]


Agdistis frankeniae (Zeller, 1847)
Canary Islands, Mediterranean, Romania. See [About maps] Adactyla frankeniae Zeller, 1847; Isis von Oken 1847 (12): 900
Agdistis lerinsis Millière, 1875; 168
Agdistis bahrlutia Amsel, 1955; Bull. Inst. Sci. nat. Belg. 31 (83): 51
Agdistis fiorii Bigot, 1960; Alexanor 1: 201
Agdistis tondeuri Bigot, 1963; Lambillionea 63: 9
Agdistis rupestris Bigot, 1974; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 79: 85

Larva on Frankenia, Limonium minutum [ME1]


Agdistis gittia Arenberger, 1988
Spain. See [About maps] Agdistis gittia Arenberger, 1988; Zs. Arb. Öst. Ent. 39 : 65

Agdistis espunae Arenberger, 1978
Spain. See [About maps] Agdistis espunae Arenberger, 1978; Zs. Arb. Öst. Ent. 29 : 75

Agdistis glaseri Arenberger, 1978
Spain. See [About maps] Agdistis glaseri Arenberger, 1978; Zs. Arb. Öst. Ent. 29 : 77

Agdistis bigoti Arenberger, 1976
Greece, Crete. See [About maps] Agdistis bigoti Arenberger, 1976; Zs. Arb. Öst. Ent. 28 : 7

Agdistis symmetrica Amsel, 1955
Malta, Tunisia. See [About maps] Agdistis symmetrica Amsel, 1955; Bull. Inst. Sci. nat. Belg. 31 (83): 23

Agdistis manicata Staudinger, 1859
Mediterranean, S.Russia. See [About maps] Agdistis manicata Staudinger, 1859; Stettin ent. Ztg 20 (7-9) : 258
Agdistis gigas Turati, 1924; Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat. 63 : 149
Agdistis lutescens Turati, 1927; Memorie Soc. Ent. Ital. 66: 337
Agdistis tunesiella Amsel, 1955; Bull. Inst. Sci. nat. Belg. 31 (83): 55

Larva on Limoniastrum monopetalum [ME1]


Agdistis paralia (Zeller, 1847)
Western Mediterranean Adactyla paralia Zeller, 1847; Isis von Oken 1847 (12): 899

Larva on Limonium vulgare, Limonium virgatum [ME1]


Agdistis sphinx Walsingham, 1907
Algeria. See [About maps] Agdistis sphinx Walsingham, 1907; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 19 : 54, TL: Algeria, Ain-Oumash, Hammam-es-Salahin, Oued-Biskra

Larva on Limoniastrum guyonianum Walsingham, 1907, Ent. Rec. J. Var. 19 : 54


Agdistis bifurcatus Agenjo, 1952
Canary Islands, Spain, Morocco. See [About maps] Agdistis bifurcatus Agenjo, 1952; Trans. IXth. Int. Congr. Ent. Amsterdam 1: 121

Agdistis pseudocanariensis Arenberger, 1973
Canary Islands, Spain, Morocco. See [About maps] Agdistis pseudocanariensis Arenberger, 1973; Beitr. naturk. Forsch. Süds. Dtl. 32: 179

Agdistis hartigi Arenberger, 1973
Spain, Sardinia. See [About maps] Agdistis hartigi Arenberger, 1973; Studi Sass. III 21(1): 3

Agdistis betica Arenberger, 1978
Spain. See [About maps] Agdistis betica Arenberger, 1978; Zs. Arb. Öst. Ent. 29 : 79

Agdistis ingens Christoph, 1887

Agdistis americana Barnes & Lindsey, 1921
Agdistis americana, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Agdistis americana ; [NACL, #6089]
Misidentified/misapplied:
adactyla Hübner, 1823; auth., (part)


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References:
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[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/
[LANDESMUSEUM]
Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum; Digitale Literatur
[ME1]
Gielis, 1996; Microlepidoptera of Europe 1: 1-222; Pterophoridae; In P. Huemer, O. Karsholt & L. Lyneborg (eds.)
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico


Some related literature:
Arenberger, 1976
Eine Agdistis-Art von Kreta (Lep., Pterophoridae) Zs. Arb. Öst. Ent. 28 : 7-8
Arenberger, 1978
Agdistis-Arten aus Spanien (Lep., Pterophoridae) Zs. Arb. Öst. Ent. 29 : 73-80
Arenberger, 1988
Weitere palaearktische Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera) Zs. Arb. Öst. Ent. 39 : 65-70
Bruand, 1858
Rapport sur la session extraordinaire tenu a Grenoble, au mais de Juillet 1858 in Laboulbène, Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (3) 6 : 819-904
Caradja, 1920
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der geographischen Verbreitung der Microlepitopteren des palaearktischen Faunengebietes nebst Beschreibung neuer Formen Dt. ent. Z. Iris 34 (1/2) : 75-179
Chrétien, 1917
Contribution a la connaissance de lépidoptères du nord de l'Afrique. Notes biologiques et critiques Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 85 : 369-502
Curtis, 1833
British Entomology; being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of Insecta found in Great Britain and Ireland: Containing coloured Figures from Nature of the Most Rare and Beautiful Species, an in Many Instances of the Plants Upon Which They are Found British Entomology 1: pl. 1-50 (1824), 2: pl. 51-98 (1825), 3: pl. 99-146 (1826), 4: pl. 147-194 (1827), 5: pl. 195-241 (1828), 6: pl. 242-289 (1829), 7: pl. 290-337 (1830), 8: pl. 338-383 (1831), 9: pl. 384-433 (1832), 10: pl. 434-481 (1833), 11: pl. 482-529 (1834), 12: pl. 530-577 (1835), 13: pl. 578-625 (1836), 14: pl. 626-673 (1837), 15: pl. 674-721 (1838), 16: pl. 722-769 (1839)
Hübner, [1819]
Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. IX. Alucitae - Geistgen ("Sechste Band" - part) Samml. eur. Schmett. [9] : pl. 1-2, f. 1-11 (1800-1805), : pl. 3-6, f. 12-31 (1805-1813), : pl. 7, f. 32-38 (1818-1819)
Hübner, [1825]
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])
Meyrick, 1921
Exotic Microlepidoptera. Vol. II Exotic Microlep. 2 (1): 1-32 (1916), (2): 33-64 (1917), (3): 65-96 (1917), (4): 97-128 (1918), (5): 129-160 (1918), (6): 161-192 (1918), (7): 193-224 (1918), (8): 225-256 (1919), (9): 257-288 (1919), (10): 289-320 (1920), (11): 321-352 (1920), (12): 353-384 (1920), (13): 385-416 (1921), (14): 417-448 (1921), (15): 449-480, (16): 481-512 (1922), (17): 513-544 (1922), (18): 545-576 (1922), (19): 577-608 (1922), (20): 609-640 (1923)
Rebel, 1896
Dritter Beitrag zur Lepidopterenfauna der Canaren Ann. Mus. Wien 11 : 102-148, pl. 3
Staudinger, 1859
Diagnosen nebst kurzen beschreibungen neuer Andalusischer Lepidopteren Stettin ent. Ztg 20 (7-9) : 211-259
Turati, 1924
Spedizione Lepidotterologica in Cirenaica 1921-1922 Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat. 63 : 20-191
Walsingham, 1907
Notes on the genus Agdistis, Hb., with description of a new species (Agdistis sphinx, Wlsm.) Ent. Rec. J. Var. 19 : 53-55
Walsingham, [1908]
Microlepidoptera of Tenerife Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1907 : 911-1028, pl. 51-53
Zeller, 1841
Pterophorides, einer Nachtfalterfamilie Isis von Oken 1841 (10): 755-794, (11-12): 827-893
Zeller, 1847
Bemerkungen über die auf einer Reise Nach Italien und Sicilien Beobachteten Schmetterlingsarten Isis von Oken 1847 (2): 121-159, (3): 213-233, (4): 284-308, (6): 401-457, (7): 481-522, (8): 561-594, (9): 641-673, (10): 721-771, (11): 801-859, (12): 881-914


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