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Utetheisa Hübner, [1819]
Utetheisa Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (11): 168, TS: Phalaena ornatrix Linnaeus
Deiopeia Curtis, 1827; British Entomology 4: pl. 169, TS: Phalaena pulchella Linnaeus
Deiopeia Stephens, 1829; Ill. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 2 (1): 89, (2): 92, TS: Phalaena pulchella
Pitasila Moore, 1877; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1877 (3) : 599, TS: Pitasila leucospilota Moore
Atasca Swinhoe, 1892; Cat. Het. Mus. Oxford (1) : 139, TS: Phalaena pellex Linnaeus
Exitelica Turner, 1921; Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 46 (2) : 160, TS: Leptosoma aegrotum Swinhoe

Uthetheisa[sic, recte utetheisa] ; Hübner, [1824], Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl. [181]
Euchelia Boisduval, 1828; (part.)
Utethesia[sic, recte utetheisa] ; Moore, [1860], in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2 : 306
Diopea[sic, recte deiopeia] ; Burmeister, 1878, Descr. phys. Rép. Arg. 5: 431
Deiopeja[sic, recte deiopeia] ; Mabille, 1879, Le Naturaliste 1: 21
Dejopeia[sic, recte deiopeia] ; Mabille, 1879, Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. 3 : 88
Deiopea[sic, recte deiopeia] ; Mabille, [1880], Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (5) 9 : 305
Utetheisa (Lithosiinae) ; Moore, 1882, Lepid. Ceylon 2 (1): 67
Utetheisa (Callimorphini) ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 33
Deiopeia ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 134
Utetheisa ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 480; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21

Utetheisa pulchella (Linnaeus, 1758)
AF, AU, SEU, AM, C.Asia, S.Asia. See [About maps] Crimson Speckled Flunkey Crimson-speckled Moth Grassteppen-Schönbär Punktbär La Gentille Écaille Pointillée vérpettyes lepke
Phalaena pulchella Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 534
Noctua pulchra [Schiffermüller], 1775; Ankündung eines systematischen Werkes von den Schmetterlingen der Wienergegend: 68
Lithosia amabilis Trost, 1801; Kleiner Beytr. zur Entom. 1: 63-64
Deiopeia thyter Butler, 1877; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1877 : 361, TL: Punjab, Cambellpur
Utetheisa pulchella completa Weymer, 1908; Dt. Ent. Zs. 1908 (6) : 731, TL: Benguella
Dejopeja[sic] pulchella bicolor Oberthür, 1911; Étud. Lépid. Comp. 5 (1) : 181
Deiopeia pulchella bicolor Oberthür, 1911; Étud. Lépid. Comp. 5 (1) : 335, pl. 82, f. 764-765, TL: Biskra
Deiopeia pulchella arcuata Oberthür, 1911; Étud. Lépid. Comp. 5 (1) : 335, pl. 82, f. 766
Utetheisa thytea Rothschild, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 260
nigromaculata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
rubrior Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
rufomarginata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
nigrolineata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
designata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
confluens Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
delunulata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
duplolunulata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
albosignata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
separata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
ochreomaculata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
brunneomarginata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
rubrogrisea Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
albociliata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
depuncta Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
unipunctata Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
brunneocephala Stetter-Stättermayer, 1939
Utetheisa shyama Bhattacherjee & Gupta, 1969
= ; [DubO]
Utetheisa shiba Bhattacherjee & Gupta, 1969
= ; [DubO]
Utetheisa menoni Bhattacherjee & Gupta, 1969
= ; [DubO]
Utetheisa pulchella, African Moths [AFM]
Utetheisa pulchella, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Utetheisa pulchella, Larvae of North-European Lepidoptera [Kimmo Silvonen]
Utetheisa pulchella, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Utetheisa pulchella, Lepidoptera of French Antilles [Pierre Zagatti]
Utetheisa pulchella, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Utetheisa pulchella ; Moore, 1882, Lepid. Ceylon 2 (1): 67, pl. 104, f. 5; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 483, f. 217; [DubA, #21]; [DubC]; Becker & Miller, 2002, J. Lep. Soc. 56 (1): 35, f. 118

Larva on Myosotis, Echium, Borago, Anchusa [BSW]

Deiopeia pulchella var. candida Butler, 1877; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1877 : 361, TL: Cape
Utetheisa pulchella pulchella ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21; de Freina, 1999, Atalanta 30 (1/4): 231
U. p. dilutior Rothschild, 1910
Angola, Congo Utetheisa calllima dilutior Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 182, TL: [Zaire] Lake Kivu, Kissenyi
Utetheisa pulchella dilutior ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 22, f. 77
U. p. kallima Swinhoe, 1907
Angola pulchella kallima Swinhoe, 1907; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 19 : 202, TL: Angola, Benguela
Utetheisa pulchella kallima ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 22, f. 78

Utetheisa pectinata Hampson, 1907
Guangdong, Loyalty Is., New Hebrides, Solomons, New Britain, Fiji, New Caledonia. See [About maps] Utetheisa pectinata Hampson, 1907; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 19 (111) : 239-240, TL: N.Australia
Utetheisa pectinata ruberrima Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 182, TL: Lifu, Loyalty Is.
Utetheisa pulchelloides pectinata ; [DubC]
Utetheisa pectinata ; AUCL; [DubO]

Utetheisa pulchelloides Hampson, 1907
Indo-Australian Tropics. See [About maps] Utetheisa pulchelloides Hampson, 1907; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 19 (111) : 239
Utetheisa tenuella Seitz, 1910; Gross-Schmett. Erde 2 : 73, pl. 13 row k
?Utetheisa pulchelloides salomonis Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 181, TL: Solomon Islands, Guadalcanar
?Utetheisa papuana Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 365 ("Ab. 5" Hampson, 1901, pl. 484)
Utetheisa dorsifusa Prout, 1920
Utetheisa pulchelloides, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Utetheisa pulchelloides, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Utetheisa pulchelloides ; Jordan, 1939, Novit. Zool. 41 (3) : 281-283; Robinson, 1971, Ent. Rec. J. Var. 83: ?; [MOB6, 56]

Larva on Messerschmidia, Bothriospermum, Heliotropium, Echium, Myosotis [MOB6]

Chagos, Seychelles, Amirantes & Cargados Carajos Utetheisa pulchelloides pulchelloides ; [DubO]
U. p. vaga Jordan, 1939
Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Taiwan, Madagascar, Sri-Lanka, SE.Asia - Moluccas, Australia Utetheisa pulchelloides vaga ; [DubC]; [DubO]
U. p. marshallorum Rothschild, 1910
Marshall Is., Samoa, Swain's Is., Tonga, Tokelau Is., Phoenix Is., Tuvalu, Gilbert Is., Wake I., Cook Is., Line Is., Tuamotu Archipelago, Henderson Is. Utetheisa pulchelloides marshallorum Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 182, TL: Marshall Is.
Utetheisa idae Gates Clarke, 1940
Utetheisa pulchelloides marshallorum ; [DubO]
U. p. darwini Jordan, 1939
Cocos Is. Utetheisa darwini Jordan, 1939
Utetheisa pulchelloides darwini ; [DubO]
U. p. papuana Jordan, 1939
New Guinea Utetheisa papuana Jordan, 1939
Utetheisa dorsirufa Prout, 1920
Utetheisa pulchelloides papuana ; [DubO]
U. p. umata Jordan, 1939
Guam Utetheisa umata Jordan, 1939
Utetheisa pulchelloides umata ; [DubO]
U. p. aphanis Jordan, 1939
Utetheisa aphanis Jordan, 1939
Utetheisa pulchelloides aphanis ; [DubO]

Utetheisa lotrix (Cramer, [1777])
Old World Tropics. See [About maps] Geometra lotrix Cramer, [1777]; Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): pl. 109, f. E, F
Utetheisa rubra Rothschild, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 260, TL: New Caledonia, ?Friedship Is.
Utetheisa lutescens Roepke, 1941
Utetheisa lotrix, African Moths [AFM]
Utetheisa lotrix, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Utetheisa lotrix, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Utetheisa lotrix ; Jordan, 1939, Novit. Zool. 41 (3) : 287; [MOB6, 57]; [DubC]
[lotrix-1.jpg] 1061x794 (~91Kb) Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Jomtien beach, a wasting land behind Jomtien Holiday Hotel, 2nd January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin

Larva on Crotalaria, Dahlia [MOB6]


Seychelles, Sri-Lanka, China, Japan, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand Utetheisa indica Roepke, 1941; Tijdschr. Ent. 84: ?
Utetheisa lotrix lotrix ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21, f. 81, 188-189; [DubO]
U. l. stigmata Rothschild, 1910
Loyalty Is., New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Fiji, Solomons, W.Samoa, Tonga, Niue Utetheisa pulchelloides stigmata Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 182, TL: New Caledonia, Loyalty Is.
Utetheisa lotrix stigmata ; [DubO]
U. l. lepida (Rambur, [1866])
Deiopeia lepida Rambur, [1866]; Cat. syst. Lépid. Andalousie (2): 226, TL: Madagascar, Bourbon
Utetheisa lotrix lepida ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21
U. l. socotrensis Jordan, 1939
Socotra Is. Utetheisa socotrensis Jordan, 1939; Novit. Zool. 41 (3) : 287, TL: Socotra I.
Utetheisa lotrix socotrensis ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21, f. 80

 

Utetheisa antennata (Swinhoe, 1893)
Nicobars Deiopeia antennata Swinhoe, 1893; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 12 (69) : 215, TL: Nicobars
Utetheisa antennata ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 482, f. 216; [DubO]

Utetheisa clareae Robinson, 1971
Fiji Utetheisa clareae ; [DubO]

Utetheisa devriesi Hayes, 1975
Galapagos Utetheisa devriesi ; [DubO]

Utetheisa dorsifumata Prout, 1920
New Guinea. See [About maps] Utetheisa dorsifumata ; [DubO]

Utetheisa galapagensis (Wallengren, 1860)
Galapagos Euchelia galapagensis Wallengren, 1860; Wien ent. Monats. 4: 161, TL: Galapagos Is.
Utetheisa galapagensis ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 488, pl. 50, f. 12; [DubO]

Utetheisa maddisoni Robinson & Robinson, 1980
New Zealand (Niue) Utetheisa maddisoni ; [DubO]

Utetheisa perryi Hayes, 1975
Galapagos Utetheisa perryi ; [DubO]

Utetheisa semara Moore, [1860]
Java, Lombok, Sulawesi. See [About maps] Utetheisa semara Moore, [1860]; in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2 : 307, pl. 7a, f. 12, TL: Java
Utetheisa semara ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 485; [DubO]

Utetheisa sumatrana Rothschild, 1910
NE.Sumatra. See [About maps] Utetheisa sumatrana Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 182, TL: Deli, NE.Sumatra
Utetheisa sumatrana ; [DubO]

 

Utetheisa ornatrix (Linnaeus, 1758)
Florida, Texas, Antilles - Argentina, Galapagos. See [About maps] Ornamented Utetheisa
Phalaena ornatrix Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 511
Utetheisa ornatrix, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Utetheisa ornatrix, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Utetheisa ornatrix, Lepidoptera of French Antilles [Pierre Zagatti]
Utetheisa ornatrix, Arctiinae and Pericopinae of French Guyana [Pierre Zagatti]
Deiopeia ornatrix ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 134
Utetheisa ornatrix ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 485; [HMB, 117, pl. XVII, f. 8]; [NACL, #8105]; Becker & Miller, 2002, J. Lep. Soc. 56 (1): 35, f. 117

Larva on Crotalaria

Deiopea stretchii Butler, 1877; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1877 : 361, TL: Honduras
Deiopea pura Butler, 1877; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1877 : 360
Utetheisa daphoena Dyar, 1914
Utetheisa butleri Dyar, 1914
Utetheisa ornatrix ornatrix ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 33
Virgin Islands Utetheisa saintcroixensis Pease, 1973; J. Res. Lepid. 10 (4): 263, TL: St. Croix
Utetheisa ornatrix saintcroixensis ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 33

Utetheisa bella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Nova Scotia - Florida, Minnesota, Kansas, Texas. See [About maps] Bella Moth Beautiful Utetheisa
Tinea bella Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 534
Euprepia venusta Dalman, 1823; Analecta Entomologica: 51
Deiopeia speciosa Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 568
Deiopeia hybrida Butler, 1877; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1877 : 361
Deiopeia intermedia Butler, 1877; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1877 : 361
Utetheisa terminalis Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893; J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 1 : 161
Utetheisa nova Smith, 1910
Utetheisa grossbecki Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 359
Deiopeia bella ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 135
Deiopeia speciosa ; Godman & Salvin, 1885, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 135
Utetheisa bella ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 486; [HMB, 117, pl. XV, f. 27]; [NACL, #8106]

Subgenus Pitasila

Utetheisa abraxoides (Walker, 1862)
Borneo. See [About maps] Nyctemera abraxoides Walker, 1862; J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6 : 93
Nyctemera abraxoides ; Holloway, 1976, Moths of Borneo with special reference to Mt. Kinabalu: 6
Utetheisa abraxoides ; [MOB6, 56 (note), 58]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) abraxoides ; [DubO]

Utetheisa fractifascia (Wileman, 1911)
Taiwan Nyctemera basistrigata Reich, 1932
Utetheisa fractifascia ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) fractifascia ; [DubO]

Utetheisa guttulosa (Walker, 1864)
Sulawesi. See [About maps] Nyctemera abraxata Snellen, 1879
Utetheisa guttulosa ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) guttulosa ; [DubO]

Utetheisa latifascia (Hopffer, 1874)
Sulawesi. See [About maps] Leptosoma latifascia Hopffer, 1874; Stettin ent. Ztg 35 (1-3) : 45, TL: Celebes
Utetheisa latifascia ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) latifascia ; [DubO]

Utetheisa leucospilota (Moore, 1877)
Andamans Pitasila leucospilota Moore, 1877; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1877 (3) : 599, pl. 59, f. 7, TL: Andaman Is, Port Blair
Utetheisa leucospilota ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) leucospilota ; [DubO]

Utetheisa macklotti (Vollenhoven, 1863)
Ceram, Flores, Amboina. See [About maps] Utetheisa macklotti ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) macklotti ; [DubO]

Utetheisa okinawensis (Inoue, 1982)
Okinawa I. Utetheisa okinawensis ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) okinawensis ; [DubO]

Utetheisa oroya (Swinhoe, 1903)
Sula Is., Moluccas, New Guinea. See [About maps] oroya (Swinhoe, 1903) (Deilemera); Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1903 (1) : 59, TL: Sula Besi
Deilemara gonora Swinhoe, 1917; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 19 (113): 413, TL: Stephensort, Dutch New Guinea
= ; [NHM]
Utetheisa oroya ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) oroya ; [DubO]

Utetheisa sangira (Swinhoe, 1903)
Sangihe Deilemera distincta Swinhoe, 1903
Utetheisa sangira ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitaisila) sangira ; [DubO]

Utetheisa selecta (Walker, 1854)
Philippines - Solomons. See [About maps]
Nyctermera bijunctella Walker, 1856
Pitasila bipunctella Kirby, 1892
Pitasila disrupta Butler, 1887
Leptosoma maculosum Felder, [1868]
Utetheisa selecta ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa disrupta ;
Utetheisa (Pitasila) selecta ; [DubO]
U. s. burica (Holland, 1900)
Buru, Sula-Mangoli Nyctemera burica Holland, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 (3): 560, TL: Buru
Utetheisa selecta burica ; [DubO]
U. s. vollenhovii (Snellen, 1890)
Sulawesi Utetheisa selecta vollenhovii ; [DubO]
U. s. similis (Swinhoe, 1917)
Palau Is., Angal Deilemera similis Swinhoe, 1917; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 19 (113): 413, TL: Stephensort, Dutch New Guinea
Nyctemera angalensis Matsumura, 1930
Utetheisa selecta similis ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]; [DubO]
U. s. inconstans (Butler, 1880)
Taiwan Nyctemera brylancik Bryk, 1937
Utetheisa brylancik ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa selecta inconstans ; [DubO]

Utetheisa specularis (Walker, 1856)
Sulawesi, Moluccas. See [About maps] Utetheisa specularis ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) specularis ; [DubO]
Ceram, Ambon Nyctemera confluens Felder, 1861
Utetheisa specularis specularis ; [DubO]
U. s. transiens (Jurriaanse, 1920)
Binongko, Toekang, Besi-Archipelago Nyctemera guttulosa transiens Jurriaanse, 1920; Tijdschr. Ent. 62 : xlix
Utetheisa specularis transiens ; [DubO]

Utetheisa vandenberghi (Nieuwenhuis, 19??)
Celebes? Utetheisa vandenberghi ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) vandenberghi ; [DubO]

Utetheisa varians (Walker, 1854)
Guangxi, Yunnan, NE.India, Burma. See [About maps] Pitasila moolaica Moore, 1878
Utetheisa varians ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) varians ; [DubO]

Utetheisa variolosa (Felder, [1869])
Nicobars Utetheisa variolosa ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila) variolosa ; [DubO]

Subgenus ?

Utetheisa aegrotum (Swinhoe, 1892)
Queensland, New South Wales. See [About maps] Leptosoma aegrotum Swinhoe, 1892; Cat. Het. Mus. Oxford (1) : 145, pl. 5, f. 15, TL: New South Wales
Nyctemera mckieana Lucas, 1898
Nyctemera avitta Seitz, 1915
Utetheisa aegrotum, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
mackieana ; Seitz, 1915, (missp.)
meekiana ; Bryk, 1937, (missp.)
Utetheisa aegrotum ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila-Atasca) aegrotum ; [DubO]

Utetheisa timorensis (Roepke, 1954)
Timor. See [About maps] Utetheisa timorensis ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Pitasila-Atasca) timorensis ; [DubO]

 

Utetheisa amhara Jordan, 1939
Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Saudi Arabia. See [About maps] Utetheisa amhara Jordan, 1939; Novit. Zool. 41 (3) : 276, TL: Ethiopia; Somalia; Kenya
Utetheisa amhara ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21, f. 76

Utetheisa cruentata (Butler, 1881)
Mauritius Deiopeia cruentata Butler, 1881; Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 5 : 38, pl. 86, f. 10, TL: Sikkim [error, = Mauritius]
Utetheisa cruentata ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 481; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21, f. 82

Larva on Tournefortia argentea Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 27


Utetheisa elata (Fabricius, 1798)
-. See [About maps] Bombyx elata Fabricius, 1798; Ent. Syst. (Suppl.): 440, TL: India orientali [error, = Madagascar]
Utetheisa elata, African Moths [AFM]
Madagascar, Mauritius, Bourbon I., Maurice I. Utetheisa venusta Hübner, 1824; Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 3 : 29, : f. 521-522, TL: Martinique [error, = Mauritius]
Euchelia formosa Boisduval, 1833; Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 233, TL: Bourbon; Maurice; Madagascar
Deiopeia diva Mabille, [1880]; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (5) 9 : 305, TL: Madagascar
Utetheisa elata ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 480, f. 215
Utetheisa elata elata ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21

Larva on Heliotropiumindicum, Myosotis Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 27

U. e. fatela Jordan, 1939
Seychelles Utetheisa fatela Jordan, 1939; Novit. Zool. 41 (3) : 270, TL: Seychelles, Mahé, Cascade
Utetheisa elata fatela ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21
U. e. fatua (Heyn, 1906)
Tanzania Deilemera fatua Heyn, 1906; Ent. Zs. 19 : 213, TL: Usambara
Utetheisa elata ab. devittata Strand, 1909; Ann. Soc. Ent. Belg. 53 : 356, TL: [Tanzania] Sigi
Utetheisa elata ab. mediomaculata Strand, 1909; Ann. Soc. Ent. Belg. 53 : 356, TL: [Tanzania] Amani
Utetheisa elata fatua ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21

Utetheisa lactea (Butler, 1884)
Deiopeia lactea Butler, 1884; Rep. zool. coll. voy. H.M.S. Alert: 577, TL: Providence I.
Utetheisa lactea ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 482, pl. 50, f. 6
Providence I. Utetheisa lactea lactea ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21, f. 79

Larva on Tournefortia argentea Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 27

U. l. aldabrensis Fletcher, 1910
Aldabra, Gloriosa, Assumption, South Providence, Farquar I. Utetheisa aldabrensis Fletcher, 1910; Trans. Linn. Soc. London (Zool.) (2) 13 : 268, TL: Aldabra I.
Utetheisa aldabrae Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 361, TL: Aldabra I.
Utetheisa aldabrae[?] f. assumptionis Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 361, TL: Gloriosa & Assumption I.
Utetheisa lactea f. rubrosignata Fletcher, 1910; Trans. Linn. Soc. London (Zool.) (2) 13 : 268, TL: Farquar, South Providence, Gloriosa & Assumption I.
Utetheisa lactea aldabrensis ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 21
U. l. f. nigrosignata Fletcher, 1910
Utetheisa lactea f. nigrosignata Fletcher, 1910; Trans. Linn. Soc. London (Zool.) (2) 13 : 268, TL: South Providence I.

Larva on Tournefortia argentea Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 27


Subgenus Atasca

Utetheisa pellex (Linnaeus, 1758)
Queensland. See [About maps] Phalaena pellex Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 510, TL: India
Leptosoma artemis Boisduval, 1832
Deilemera amosa Swinhoe, 1903
Nyctemera tangens Seitz, 1915
Deilemera pellex ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 215
Utetheisa pellex ; [MOB6, 56 (note)]
Utetheisa (Atasca) pellex ; [DubO]
U. p. albipuncta (Druce, 1888)
Papua New Guinea, Solomons Deilemera albipuncta Druce, 1888
Nyctemera albipuncta zoilides Prout, 1920
Utetheisa pellex albipuncta ; [DubO]
U. p. frosti (Prout, 1920)
Key Is. Nyctemera frosti Prout, 1920
Utetheisa pellex frosti ; [DubO]
U. p. signata (Butler, 1878)
Torres Channel, Papua New Guinea Deilemera signata Butler, 1878
Utetheisa pellex signata ; [DubO]
U. p. pervecta Prout, 1920
Tanimbar Nyctemera pervecta Prout, 1920
Utetheisa pellex pervecta ; [DubO]
U. p. bougainvillensis (Strand, 1916)
Bougainville Deilemera albipuncta var. bougainvillensis Strand, 1916; Lepidoptera Niepeltiana (2) : 1, pl. 15, f. 19, TL: Bougainville
Utetheisa pellex bougainvillensis ; [DubO]

Utetheisa ampatica de Vos, 2007
Papua. See [About maps]


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References:
[AFM]
African Moths
[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.
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[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!
[BSW]
de Freina & Witt, 1987; Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpalearktis; ISBN 3-926285-00-1
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[DubA]
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[DubC]
Dubatolov
[DubO]
Dubatolov
[HBN]
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[HMB]
Holland, 1908; The Moth Book; A popular guide to a knowledge of the moths of North America
[Ian Kimber]
http://www.ukmoths.force9.co.uk/
[JRL]
The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera; JRL Archive
[Kimmo Silvonen]
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[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[MBE]
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[MOB6]
Holloway, 1988; The Moths of Borneo, Part 6; Family Arctiidae, Subfamilies Syntomiinae, Euchromiinae, Arctiinae; Aganainae (to Noctuidae)
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics; Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
[Pierre Zagatti]
WWW pages; Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of the French Antilles; e-mail: Pierre Zagatti
[SZMN]
Lepidoptera; Siberian Zoological Museum


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Hübner, 1824
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