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Autophila Hübner, [1823]
Autophila Hübner, [1823]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (18): 274, TS: Noctua dilucida Hübner
Cheirophanes Boursin, 1955; Z. wien. ent. Ges. 40: 170, TS: Amphipyra ligaminosa Eversmann
Autophila (Ophiderinae) ; [POOLE]
Autophila (Toxocampina) ; [NE10, 20,31,131]

Subgenus Autophila Hübner, 1823
Autophila (Autophila) ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila glebicolor (Ershov, 1874)
Spintherops glebicolor Ershov, 1874
Autophila (Autophila) glebicolor ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila hirsuta (Staudinger, 1870)
Alps, Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan. See [About maps] Spintherops hirsuta Staudinger, 1870; Berl. Ent. Z. 14 : 123, TL: [Switzerland,] Wallis
Autophila hirsuta, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Autophila (Autophila) hirsuta ; [NE10: 133, pl. 9, f. 35-38, gen. 84, 182]

Larva on Genista [NE10, 133 (Forster & Wohlfart, 1971)]


Autophila rasilis (Püngeler, 1906)
Autophila (Autophila) rasilis ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila horrida Boursin, 1955
Autophila (Autophila) horrida ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila hirsutula (Alphéraky, 1893)
Spintherops hirsutula Alphéraky, 1893
Autophila (Autophila) hirsutula ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila deleta Benedek & Ronkay, 2001
Autophila (Autophila) deleta ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila fuscolampra Hacker & Ronkay, 1990
Autophila (Autophila) fuscolampra ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila simulata Ronkay, 1986
Autophila (Autophila) simulata ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila simplex (Staudinger, 1888)
Spintherops[?] simplex Staudinger, 1888
Autophila (Autophila) simplex ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila lia (Püngeler, 1906)
Spintherops lia Püngeler, 1906
Autophila (Autophila) lia ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila himalayica (Hampson, 1894)
Amphipyra himalayica Hampson, 1894
Autophila (Autophila) himalayica ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila monstruosa Boursin, 1967
Autophila (Autophila) monstruosa ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila vespertalis (Staudinger, 1896)
Spintherops vespertalis Staudinger, 1896
Autophila (Autophila) vespertalis ; [NE10, 132]
A. v. obscurata (Staudinger, 1896)
Apopestes limbata obscurata Staudinger, 1896
Dasythorax submarginata Warren, 1910
= ; [NE10, 132]
Autophila (Autophila) vespertalis obscurata ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila cinnamonea Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Autophila) cinnamonea ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila libanotica (Staudinger, 1901)
Greece, Near East, Turkey, Turkemistan, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan. See [About maps] Apopestes dilucida libanotica Staudinger, 1901; in Staudinger & Rebel, Cat. Lepid. palaearct. Faunengeb., 1: 251, TL: Libanon
Autophila osthelderi libnopsis Boursin, 1962
Autophila (Autophila) libanotica ; [NE10: 133, pl. 8, f. 53-56, gen. 74, 172]
A. l. osthelderi Boursin, 1940
Autophila osthelderi Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Autophila) libanotica osthelderi ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila depressa (Püngeler, 1914)
Spintherops depressa Püngeler, 1914
Autophila (Autophila) depressa ; [NE10, 132]
A. d. draudti (Osthelder, 1933)
Dasythorax draudti Osthelder, 1933
Autophila (Autophila) depressa draudti ; [NE10, 132]
A. d. perornata Boursin, 1947
Autophila libanotica perornata Boursin, 1947
Autophila (Autophila) depressa perornata ; [NE10, 132]
A. d. pakistana Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Autophila) depressa pakistana ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila banghaasi Boursin, 1940
-. See [About maps] Autophila banghaasi Boursin, 1940; Mitt. Münch. Ent. Ges. 30 : 517, pl. 11, f. 69-70, TL: Turkey
Autophila (Autophila) banghaasi ; [NE10, 132]
Autophila banghaasi banghaasi ; [NE12, 237]
A. b. geghardica Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Autophila) banghaasi geghardica ; [NE10, 132]
A. b. smolikas Fibiger, Yela, Zilli & Ronkay, 2010
Greece Autophila banghaasi smolikas Fibiger, Yela, Zilli & Ronkay, 2010; Noctuidae Europaeae 12 [NE12]: 237, pl. 16, f. 30-33, TL: Greece, Epirus, Ioannina, Mt. Smolikas

Autophila sinesafida Wiltshire, 1952
Autophila (Autophila) sinesafida ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila iranica Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Autophila) iranica ; [NE10, 132]
A. i. xantozona Fibiger & Ronkay, 1991
Autophila (Autophila) iranica xantozona ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila limbata (Staudinger, 1871)
S.France, S.Italy, Greece, Crimea, Near East, Turkey, Iraq, Caucasus, Iran. See [About maps] Spintherops dilucita limbata Staudinger, 1871; in Staudinger & Wocke, Cat. Lepid. eur. Faunegeb. (Edn. 2) : 139, TL: Armenia

Larva on Astragalus echinus, Ononbrychis [NE10, 135]

Apopestes dilucida praeclara Schawerda, 1918
= ; [NE10, 134]
Autophila limbata parnassicola Draudt, 1936
= ; [NE10, 134]
Autophila (Autophila) limbata limbata ; [NE10: 134, pl. 9, f. 11-16, gen. 80, 178]
A. l. lydia Fibiger & Ronkay, 1991
Autophila limbata lydia Fibiger & Ronkay, 1991; Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. nat. hung. 83: (135-137) , TL: Sicily
Autophila (Autophila) limbata lydia ; [NE10: 135, pl. 9, f. 17-18]

Autophila luxuriosa Zerny, 1933
Autophila luxuriosa Zerny, 1933; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 47: 82
?Autophila luxuriosa Schwingenschuss, 1939
Autophila (Autophila) luxuriosa ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. cyprogena Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Autophila) luxuriosa cyprogena ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. taurica Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Autophila) luxuriosa taurica ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. nigromarginata Schwingenschuss, 1939
Autophila luxuriosa elbursica Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Autophila) luxuriosa nigromarginata ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. clara Wiltshire, 1952
Autophila subfusca clara Wiltshire, 1952
Autophila (Autophila) luxuriosa clara ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. garmsira Wiltshire, 1952
Autophila (Autophila) luxuriosa garmsira ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. hormuza Wiltshire, 1977
Autophila (Autophila) luxuriosa hormuza ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. arnyekolta Ronkay, Varga & Hreblay, 1998
Autophila (Autophila) luxuriosa arnyekolta ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila eurytaenia Boursin, 1963
Autophila (Autophila) eurytaenia ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila xena Ronkay, 1986
Autophila (Autophila) xena ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila xenomima Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Autophila) xenomima ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila eremochroa Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Autophila) eremochroa ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila subfusca (Christoph, 1893)
Spintherops dilucida subfusca Christoph, 1893
Autophila (Autophila) subfusca ; [NE10, 132]
A. s. latistria Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Autophila) subfusca latistria ; [NE10, 132]
A. s. brandti Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Autophila) subfusca brandti ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila laetifica (Staudinger, 1888)
Apopestes dilucida laetifica Staudinger, 1888
Autophila (Autophila) laetifica ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila cryptica Ronkay, 1986
Autophila (Autophila) cryptica ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila dilucida (Hübner, [1808])
SEU, Turkey, Ukraine. See [About maps] Noctua dilucida Hübner, [1808]; Samml. eur. Schmett. [4] : pl. 82, f. 383, TL: [Europe]
Apopestes dilucida argentea Caradja, 1930
= ; [NE10, 136]
Autophila dilucida troniceki Reisser, 1958
= ; [NE10, 136]
Autophila dilucida, African Moths [AFM]
Autophila (Autophila) dilucida ; [NE10: 135, pl. 9, f. 27-32, f. 83, 181]

Larva on Medicago, Hedysarum, Onobrychis, Genista [NE10, 137]

A. d. ptolemies Svendsen, Nilsson & Fibiger, 1999
Autophila berioi Bytinski-Salz, 1937
Autophila (Autophila) dilucida ptolemies ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila asiatica (Staudinger, 1888)
Greece, Romania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Near East, Asia Minor - C.Asia. See [About maps] Spintherops dilucida asiatica Staudinger, 1888; Stettin ent. Ztg 49 (1-3) : 64, TL: Asia Minor; N. Persia; Margelan; Samarkan; Saisan
Autophila (Autophila) asiatica ; [NE10: 137, pl. 9, f. 23-26, gen. 82, 180]
A. a. mienshana Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Autophila) asiatica mienshana ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila rosea (Staudinger, 1888)
Sicily, Malta, Canary Islands, N.Africa. See [About maps] Spintherops dilucida var. rosea Staudinger, 1888; Stettin ent. Ztg 49 (1-3) : 63, TL: Algeria, Biskra
Apopestes dilucida rosea ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 235
Autophila (Autophila) rosea ; [NE10: 138, pl. 9, f. 19-22, gen. 81, 179]

Autophila cerealis (Staudinger, 1871)
Spintherops cerealis Staudinger, 1871
Autophila (Autophila) cerealis ; [NE10, 132]
A. c. amseli Draudt, 1936
Autophila amseli Draudt, 1936
Autophila (Autophila) cerealis amseli ; [NE10, 132]

Subgenus Cheirophanes Boursin, 1955
Cheirophanes (Autophila) ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila cataphanes (Hübner, [1813])
SWEU, S.France, Italy, Corsica, Sicily, Maghreb. See [About maps] Noctua cataphanes Hübner, [1813]; Samml. eur. Schmett. [4] : pl. 121, f. 559
Autophila (Cheirophanes) cataphanes ; [NE10, 132]

Larva on Ulex europaeus, Genista purgans, G. scorpius [NE10, 140]

Autophila (Cheirophanes) cataphanes cataphanes ; [NE10: 139, pl. 8, f. 49-50, gen. 76, 174]
A. c. corsicosa Schawerda, 1931
Autophila cataphanes corsicosa Schawerda, 1931; Z. Öst. EntVer. 16: 41, TL: Corsica, Col de Vigganova
Autophila (Cheirophanes) cataphanes corsicosa ; [NE10: 140, pl. 8, gen. 52]
A. c. barbarica Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) cataphanes barbarica ; [NE10, 132]
A. c. satanas Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) cataphanes satanas ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila anaphanes Boursin, 1940
Balkans, Asia Minor, Near East, Bulgaria. See [About maps] Autophila anaphanes Boursin, 1940; Mitt. Münch. Ent. Ges. 30 : 522, TL: Libanon; Dalmatien; Griechenland
Autophila (Cheirophanes) anaphanes ; [NE10, 132, 140]
Autophila anaphanes anaphanes ; [NE10: 140, pl. 8, f. 45, gen. 75, 173]
A. a. cypriaca Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) anaphanes cypriaca ; [NE10, 132]
A. a. cretica Reisser, 1958
Crete Autophila anaphanes cretica Reisser, 1958; Z. wien. ent. Ges. 43: 108, TL: [Greece] Crete
Autophila (Cheirophanes) anaphanes cretica ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila maculifera (Staudinger, 1888)
Spintherops cataphanes maculifera Staudinger, 1888
Autophila (Cheirophanes) maculifera ; [NE10, 132]
A. m. calligrapha Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Cheirophanes) maculifera calligrapha ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila myriospea Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) myriospea ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila eremocharis Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) eremocharis ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila chamaephanes Boursin, 1940
S.Urals, Caucasus. See [About maps] Autophila chamaephanes Boursin, 1940; Mitt. Münch. Ent. Ges. 30 : 528, TL: Transcaucasia, Elisabethpol
Autophila (Cheirophanes) chamaephanes ; [NE10: 141, pl. 9, f. 6-10, gen. 79, 177]
A. c. macrophanes Boursin, 1955
C.Asia Autophila (Cheirophanes) chamaephanes macrophanes ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila vartianae Ronkay, 1986
Autophila (Cheirophanes) vartianae ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila magnifica Boursin, 1963
Autophila (Cheirophanes) magnifica ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila ligaminosa (Eversmann, 1851)
Greece, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Asia Minor - W.Himalayas, Afghanistan, E.Turkestan. See [About maps] Amphipyra ligaminosa Eversmann, 1851; Bull. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou 24 (2) : 630, TL: Georgia, Armenia
Autophila (Cheirophanes) ligaminosa ; [NE10: 142, pl. 9, f. 1-5, gen. 78, 176]
A. l. subligaminosa (Staudinger, 1888)
Spintherops cataphanes subligaminosa Staudinger, 1888
Autophila (Cheirophanes) ligaminosa subligaminosa ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. ankara (Swinhoe, 1900)
Melipotis ankara Swinhoe, 1900
Autophila (Cheirophanes) ligaminosa ankara ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. rhodochroa Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) ligaminosa rhodochroa ; [NE10, 132]
A. l. amianta Boursin, 1940
ab. amianta Schawerda, 1919; Z. öst. EntVer. 4 (7): 67
Autophila (Cheirophanes) ligaminosa amianta ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila plattneri Boursin, 1955
Autophila (Cheirophanes) plattneri ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila afghana Ronkay, 1986
Autophila (Cheirophanes) afghana ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila maura (Staudinger, 1888)
N.Africa. See [About maps] Spintherops cataphanes maura Staudinger, 1888; Stettin ent. Ztg 49 (1-3) : 63, TL: Algeria, Lambese
Spintherops roseata Rothschild, 1912; Novit. Zool. 19 : 126, TL: Ghardaia
= ; [NE10, 132]
Autophila maura, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Apopestes cataphanes roseata ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 234
Autophila (Cheirophanes) maura ; [NE10: 143, pl. 8, f. 57-60, gen. 77, 175]

Autophila pauli Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) pauli ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila cymaenotaenia Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) cymaenotaenia ; [NE10, 132]
A. c. orthotaenia Wiltshire, 1944
Autophila (Cheirophanes) cymaenotaenia orthotaenia ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila inconspicua (Butler, 1881)
Apopetes inconspicua Butler, 1881
Spintherops cataphanes praeligaminosa Staudinger, 1888
= ; [NE10, 132]
Autophila (Cheirophanes) inconspicua ; [NE10, 132]
A. i. cataphanoides Boursin, 1955
Autophila (Cheirophanes) inconspicua cataphanoides ; [NE10, 132]
A. i. altaica Ronkay, 1989
Autophila (Cheirophanes) inconspicua altaica ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila tetrastigma Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) tetrastigma ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila gracilis (Staudinger, 1874)
Spintherops gracilis Staudinger, 1874
Autophila (Cheirophanes) gracilis ; [NE10, 132]

Autophila tancrei Boursin, 1940
Autophila (Cheirophanes) tancrei ; [NE10, 132]


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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.
[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
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[NE10]
Goater, Ronkay & Fibiger, 2003; Noctuidae Europaeae 10: 252pp; Catocalinae & Plusiinae
[NE12]
Fibiger, Ronkay, Yela & Zilli, 2010; Noctuidae Europeaea 12; Rivulinae - Euteliinae, and Micronoctuidae and Supplement to Volume 1-11
[NHMUS]
Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici
[POOLE]
Poole, 1989; Lepidopterorum catalogus (n.s.) 118 - Noctuidae


Some related literature:
Boursin, 1940
Beiträge zur kenntnis der "Agrotidae-Trifinae". XXIII Mitt. Münch. Ent. Ges. 30 : 474-543, pl. 8-12
Boursin, 1955
Die Apopestes Hb. - und Autophila Hb. - arten aus Dr. h.c. H. Höne's China-ausbeuten Z. wien. ent. Ges. 40: 164-171, 3pls
Eversmann, 1851
Description de quelques nouvelles espéce de Lépidoptéres de la Russie Bull. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou 24 (2) : 610-644
Fibiger & Ronkay, 1991
New Autophila taxa from Sicily and Turkey (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. nat. hung. 83 : 135-137
Hübner, [1808]; Hübner, [1813]
Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. IV. Noctuae - Eulen ("Dritte Band") Samml. eur. Schmett. [4] : 155-194, : pl. 1-74, f. 1-345 (1800-1803), : pl. 75-86, f. 346-405 (1803-1808), : pl. 87-96, f. 406-455 (1808-1809), : pl. 97-134, f. 456-615 (1809-1813), : pl. 135-139, f. 616-638 (1814-1817), : pl. 140-141, f. 639-647 (1818-1819), : pl. 142-150, f. 648-697 (1819-1822), : pl. 151, f. 698-703 (1823), : pl. 152-156, f. 704-732 (1823-1824), : pl. 157, f. 733-736 (1825-1826), : pl. 158-160, f. 737-752 (1827-1828), : pl. 161-162, f. 753-765 (1828-1830), : pl. 163-169, f. 766-802 (1828-1832), : pl. 170-171, f. 803-812 (1832-1833), : pl. 172-176, f. 813-839 (1834), : pl. 177-179, f. 840-853 (1834-1835), : pl. 180, f. 854-858 (1834-1835), : pl. 181, f. 859-863 (1836), : pl. 182, f. 864-868 (1836-1838), : pl. 183, f. 869-873 (1837-1838), : pl. 184-185, f. 874-882 (1838), : [7], 8-24 (1834?)
Hübner, [1823]
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])
Reisser, 1958
Neue Heterocera aus Kreta Z. wien. ent. Ges. 43: 105-128
Rothschild, 1912
New Mauretanian moths Novit. Zool. 19 : 125-127
Rothschild, 1915
Lepidoptera of the M'Zab country, south Algeria, collected by Dr Ernest Hartert and Carl Hilgert in 1914 Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 228-243
Schawerda, 1919
Neue Formen aus meiner Sammlung Z. öst. EntVer. 4 (7): 67-68
Schawerda, 1931
Meine sechste Lepidopteren-ausbeute aus den bergen Korsikas Z. Öst. EntVer. 16: 31-37, 41-45, 52-56
Staudinger, 1870
Beschreibung neuer Lepidopteren des europäischen faunegebiets Berl. Ent. Z. 14 : 97-132, 193-208, (3/4): 273-330 (1871)
Staudinger, 1888
Centralasiatische Lepidopteren Stettin ent. Ztg 49 (1-3) : 1-65
Staudinger in Staudinger & Wocke, 1871
Catalog der Lepidopteren des europaeischen Faunegebiets (Edn. 2): - Cat. Lepid. eur. Faunegeb. (Edn. 2) : 1-421, : 422-426 (Corrigenda et Addenda)
Zerny, 1933
Lepidopteren aus dem nördlichen Libanon Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 47: 60-109


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