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Vitessa Moore, [1860]
Vitessa Moore, [1860]; in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2 : 299, TS: Vitessa suradeva Moore
Vitessa (Pyralinae) ; Hampson, 1896, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 502; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 258
Vitessa (Pyralini) ; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]

The griseata species-group
griseata ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 244, 267

Vitessa griseata Kenrick, 1907
New Guinea. See [About maps] Vitessa griseata Kenrick, 1907; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1907 : 75, pl. 3, f. 45, TL: Papua, Dinawa, 4000ft
Vitessa griseata ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 267

Vitessa brandti Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain. See [About maps] Vitessa brandti Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 269, TL: New Britain, Mt. Sinewit, 1050m

Vitessa talboti (Janse, 1924)
Moluccas (Seram) Cosmethis talboti Janse, 1924; Bull. Hill. Mus. 1 (3) : 503, TL: Moluccas, Central Ceram, Manusela
Vitessa talboti ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 269

Vitessa nobilis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Moluccas (Ambon) Vitessa nobilis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 270, TL: Ambon, Mt Salohotus

The zemire species-group
zemire ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 244, 271

Vitessa cyanea Hampson, 1906
-. See [About maps] Vitessa cyanea Hampson, 1906; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 17 (98): 217, TL: D'Entrecasteaux Is., Fergusson I.
Vitessa cyanea ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 271
New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux Is. (Fergusson I.) Vitessa cyanea cyanea ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 273
V. c. ceramensis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Moluccas (Seram) Vitessa cyanea ceramensis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 273, TL: Seram, Jllo

Vitessa zemire (Stoll, [1781])
-. See [About maps] Phalaena zemire Stoll, [1781]; in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (29-31): 149, pl. 367, f. I, TL: Amboina
Vitessa zemire, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Vitessa zemira[sic, recte zemire] ; Lederer, 1863, Wien. ent. Monats. 7 (10): 335, (12): pl. 6, f. 8 (missp.)
Vitessa zemire ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 274; [AUCL]
S.Moluccas (Seram, Ambon, Saparua) Vitessa zalmira ; Hampson, 1896, (missp.)
Vitessa zemire zemire ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 276
V. z. temerata Swinhoe, 1906
Misool, Salawati, Waigeo, New Guinea, Kepulauan Aru, D'Entrecasteaux Is. Vitessa temerata Swinhoe, 1906; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 18 (108) : 413, TL: Papua, Granville
= Vitessa zemire ; [AUCL]
Vitessa zemire temerata ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 276
V. z. expansa Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
N.Moluccas (Halmahera, Batjan) Vitessa zemire expansa Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 275, TL: Halmahera, Toeelo
V. z. nephritica Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Australia (Queensland) Vitessa zemire nephritica Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 278, TL: Queensland, Mt Edit, 18mls north-east of Atherton, 3400ft
= Vitessa zemire ; [AUCL]
V. z. coronis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Bismarck Archipelago (Umboi I.) Vitessa zemire coronis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 278, TL: Rook Island
= Vitessa zemire ; [AUCL]
V. z. novaebritanniae Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain, New Hannover.New Ireland) Vitessa zemire novaebritanniae Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 279, TL: New Britain, Talesea
= Vitessa zemire ; [AUCL]
V. z. solomonis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Solomons (Bougainville - Guadalcanal) Vitessa zemire solomonis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 280, TL: Solomon Is, Florida I.
= Vitessa zemire ; [AUCL]
V. z. cheesmanae Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
New Hebrides Vitessa zemire cheesmanae Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 280, TL: New Hebrides, Malekula, Ounua
= Vitessa zemire ; [AUCL]

Vitessa vitialis Hampson, 1906
Fiji Vitessa vitialis Hampson, 1906; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 17 (98): 217, TL: Fiji
Vitessa vitialis ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 245

Vitessa tamsi Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
W.Samoa Vitessa tamsi Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 283, TL: Samoa, Upolu, Moamoa

The hieratica species-group
hieratica ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 245, 284

Vitessa hieratica Swinhoe, 1900
Sumatra, Borneo(Sarawak, Sabah). See [About maps] Vitessa hieratica Swinhoe, 1900; Cat. Het. Mus. Oxford (2) : 430, pl. 6, f. 22, TL: Borneo, Sarawak
Vitessa hieratica ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 285

The stettina species-group
stettina ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 245, 286

Vitessa philippina Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Philippines. See [About maps] Vitessa philippina Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 286, TL: Philippines, Luzon, Manila

Vitessa stettina Swinhoe, 1906
New Guinea. See [About maps] Vitessa stettina Swinhoe, 1906; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 18 (108) : 412, TL: New Guinea, Papua, Granville
Vitessa stettina ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 287

Vitessa hollandi Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
-. See [About maps] Vitessa hollandi Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 289, TL: Papua New Guinea, Finisterre Mts, Wantoat, 1200m
Kepulauan Schouten, New Guinea Vitessa hollandi hollandi ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 290
V. h. wallacealis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Sulawesi Vitessa hollandi wallacealis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 289, TL: Sulawesi, Medado
Moluccas Vitessa hollandi ssp. ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 290
Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain Vitessa hollandi ssp. ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 291

The hemiallactis species-group
hemiallactis ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 245, 291

Vitessa ternatica Lederer, 1863
Moluccas (Ternate, Buru, Seram), New Guinea. See [About maps] Vitessa ternatica Lederer, 1863; Wien. ent. Monats. 7 (10): 335, (12): 456, pl. 6, f. 7, TL: Ternate
Vitessa sarumensis Holland, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 (3): 582, TL: Moluccas, Buru
= ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 292
Vitessa ternatica ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 292

Vitessa sp.
?Japan Vitessa sp. ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 293

Vitessa hemiallactis Meyrick, 1887
-. See [About maps] Vitessa hemiallactis Meyrick, 1887; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1887 (3) : 193
Kepulauan Kai, Waigeo, New Guinea Vitessa hemiallactis hemiallactis ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 296
V. h. moluccana Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Moluccas Vitessa hemiallactis moluccana Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 295, TL: Moluccas, Obi, Laiwui
V. h. admiralitis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Admiralty Is. Vitessa hemiallactis admiralitis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 297, TL: Admiralty Is., Manus
V. h. lustrans Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Is. Vitessa hemiallactis lustrans Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 298, TL: Bismarck Archipelago, New Hannover
? Vitessa hemiallactis sp. ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 296

Vitessa intermedia Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
New Guinea. See [About maps] Vitessa intermedia Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 299, TL: Papua, Biagi, Mambare R, 1500m

Vitessa barretti Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
New Guinea. See [About maps] Vitessa barretti Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 300, TL: ;New Guinea, Western Highlands, Mt. Hagen

Vitessa glaucoptera Hampson, 1906
Australia (Queensland). See [About maps] Vitessa glaucoptera Hampson, 1906; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 17 (98): 216, TL: Queensland, Cedar Bay, s of Cooktown
Vitessa glaucoptera, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Vitessa glaucoptera ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 301; [AUCL]

Vitessa cristobalensis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Solomon Is.. See [About maps] Vitessa cristobalensis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 302

The pyraliata species-group
pyraliata ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 245, 303

Vitessa nicobarica Hampson, 1896
Vitessa nicobarica Hampson, 1896; Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4 : 146, TL: Nicobar Is., Nancowry
Vitessa nicobarica ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 303

Vitessa pyraliata Walker, [1865]
-. See [About maps] Vitessa pyraliata Walker, [1865]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 220, TL: Sulawesi
Vitessa pyraliata ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 305
SW.Sulawesi, SE.Sulawesi, Flores Vitessa pyraliata pyraliata ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 308
V. p. latialbata Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Burma, Malaya, Java, Natuna Is., Borneo, W.Sulawesi Vitessa pyraliata latialbata Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 306, TL: Malaya, Maxwell Hill
V. p. triangulifera Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Philippines Vitessa pyraliata triangulifera Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 308, TL: Philippines, Luzon, Benguet, Baguio

Vitessa kolakalis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
SE.Sulawesi. See [About maps] Vitessa kolakalis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 309, TL: Sulawesi, Ulu Kolaka, 500m

Vitessa sulaenis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Moluccas (Sanana) Vitessa sulaenis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 310, TL: Sula Besi

Vitessa muluana Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah). See [About maps] Vitessa muluana Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 311, TL: Borneo, Sarawak, Mt. Mulu, 300-1200m

Vitessa gemina Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Nre Guinea Vitessa gemina Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 312, TL: New Guinea, Irian Jaya, Mefor

Vitessa splendida Schultze, 1908
Philippines. See [About maps] Vitessa splendida Schultze, 1908; Philippine J. Sci. (A) 3 : 35, pl. 1, f. 11, TL: Philippines, Negros Occidental, Maao
Vitessa splendida ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 313

The plumosa species-group
plumosa ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 245, 314

Vitessa plumosa Hampson, 1896
-. See [About maps] Vitessa plumosa Hampson, 1896; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 503, TL: Sambawa
Vitessa plumosa ; [AUCL]; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 314
Lesser Sunda Is. (Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Kalao, TImor, Damar) Vitessa plumosa plumosa ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 316
V. p. salayerensis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
Salajar Vitessa plumosa salayerensis Munroe & Shaffer, 1980; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 317, TL: Salajar, Somarisi, 500m
= Vitessa plumosa ; [AUCL]

The suradeva species-group
suradeva ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 245,317

Vitessa teleroma Swinhoe, 1906
Malaya, Sumatra, Natuna Is., Borneo, Sri Lanka?, Darjiling?. See [About maps] Vitessa teleroma Swinhoe, 1906; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 18 (108) : 412, TL: Malay, Perak
Vitessa teleroma ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 245

Vitessa suradeva Moore, [1860]
-. See [About maps] Vitessa suradeva Moore, [1860]; in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2 : 299, TL: India, Assam, Chera Poonjee
N.India, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam Vitessa formosa Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (5): pl. 137, f. 1, TL: India
= ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 320
Vitessa suradeva suradeva ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 320
V. s. rama Moore, 1885
S.India, Ceylon Vitessa rama Moore, [1885]; Lepid. Ceylon 3 (2): 256, pl. 178, f. 4, TL: Ceylon
Vitessa suradeva rama ; Munroe & Shaffer, 1980, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 322


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References:
[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.
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[GlobIZ]
Global information system on pyraloidea; GlobIZ; Globales Informtationssystem Zünslerfalter; Note This information is not automatically synchronized with GlobIZ and can sometimes be lagging behind.


Some related literature:
Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875
Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Behilfen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Band 2. Abtheilung 2. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (1): 1-136, pl. 1-21 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, [1865]), (2): 137-378, pl. 22-47 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1865), (3): 379-536, pl. 48-74 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1867), (4): 537-548, pl. 75-120, (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-9 (pl. 1-74), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874) , (5): pl. 121-140, (erklärung) 1-10 (pl. 75-107), (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-20 (pl. 108-140), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Hampson, 1896
The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4 : ix-xxviii, : 1-594
Hampson, 1896
On the classification of the three subfamilies of Moths of the family Pyraliidae: The Epipaschiinae, Endorichiinae and Pyralidae Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 451-550
Hampson, 1906
On New Thyrididae and Pyralidae Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 17 (97): 112-147, (98): 189-222, (99): 253-269, (100): 344-359
Holland, 1900
The Lepidoptera of Buru. (1) Rhopalocera, (2) Heterocera Novit. Zool. 7 (1): 54-86, (3): 555-591
Janse, 1924
List of species, including descriptions of new species, belonging to the family Pyralidae. Collected by Messrs. C., F. and J. Pratt in the Mountains of Central Ceram during October, 1919, to February, 1920 Bull. Hill. Mus. 1 (3) : 489-507
Kenrick, 1907
A List of Moths of the Family Pyralidae collected by A. E. Pratt in British New Guinea in 1902-3, with descriptions of new Species Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1907 : 68-87, pl. 3-4
Lederer, 1863
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen Wien. ent. Monats. 7 (8): 243-280, (10): 331-378, (11): 379-426, (12): 427-502, pl. 2-18
Meyrick, 1887
On the Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1887 (3) : 185-268
Moore, [1860]
A Catalogue of the lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of natural History at East-India House in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2: : 279-440, pl. 13-23,7a,8a,9a,10a,11a,12a,13a
Moore, [1885]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 3 (1): 1-88, pl. 144-157 (1884), (2): 89-304, pl. 158-181 ([1885]), (3): 305-392, pl. 182-195 ([1886]), (4): 393-578, pl. 196-215 (1887)
Munroe & Shaffer, 1980
A revision of Vitessidia Rothschild & Jordan and Vitessa Moore (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 39 (4) : 241-360
Schultze, 1908
New and little-known Lepidoptera from the Philippine Islands Philippine J. Sci. (A) 3 : 27-39, pl. 1
Stoll, [1781]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (26b-28): 29-90, pl. 305-336 (1780), (29-31): 91-164, pl. 337-372 (1781), (32-32): 165-252, 1-29, pl. 373-400 (1782)
Swinhoe, 1900
Catalogue of Eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the Oxford Museum. Part II: Noctuina, Geometrina and Pyralidina Cat. Het. Mus. Oxford (2) : 1-630, pl. 1-8
Swinhoe, 1906
New and little-known Species of Eastern and Australian Heterocera Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 18 (108) : 403-416
Walker, [1865]
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 1-322 ([1865]), 32: 323-706 (1865), 33: 707-1120 (1865), 34: 1121-1534 ([1866]), 35: 1535-2040 (1866)


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