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Brachionycha Hübner, [1819]
Brachionycha Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (9): 144, TS: Bombyx nubeculosa Esper
Selenoscopus Heinemann, 1859; Schmett. Dtl. Schweiz 1: 445, TS: Bombyx numbeculosa Esper
= ; [NACL, 146]; [POOLE]; [NE7, 212]; [MNA26.1, 177]
Brachionyx ; Meigen, 1832, (missp.)
Brachyonycha ; Agassiz, 1846, (missp.)
Brachyonix ; Berio, 1966, (missp.)
Brachionycha (Cuculliinae) ; [POOLE]
Brachionycha (Psaphidini) ; [NACL, 146]; [MNA26.1, 177]; [NE7, 212]; Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011, Witt Catalogue 5: 63

fiBrachionycha nubeculosa (Esper, 1785)
EU, Siberia, .... See [About maps] Huhtiyökkönen Rannoch Sprawler
Bombyx nubeculosa Esper, 1785; Die. Schmett., Th. III (23): 248, (22): pl. 48, f. 6
Bombyx centrolinea Fabricius, 1787; 126, TL: Austria
= ; [POOLE]; [NE7, 212]
Brahyonycha[sic] nubeculosa f. eugraphomena Stauder, 1924; 157, TL: near Innsbruck, Ambraserau
= ; [POOLE]; [NE7, 212]
Brachionycha nubeculosa, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Brachionycha nubeculosa, Norges Sommerfugler [NORLEP]
Brachionycha nubeculosa, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Brachionycha nubeculosa, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Brachionycha nubeculosa ; [POOLE]; [NE7, 212]
[nubeculosa-1.jpg] 502x620 (~75Kb) Russia: Moscow area, 2.4.2007, Photo © D. Smirnov [nubeculosa-2.jpg] 594x775 (~110Kb) Russia, Moscow area, 16.4.2010 (36°25'E, 56°23'N), Photo © D. Smirnov [nubeculosa.jpg] 500x473 (~45Kb) FINLAND: Ka: Virolahti, 671:53, m 22-28.4.1995, f 15-22.5.1970, Markku Savela leg.

Larva on Betula, spp., Salix sp., Populus tremula, Prunus padus, Lonicera xylosteum, Tilia spp., Rhamnus frangula, Aster spp., (killer larva)


Brachionycha nubeculosa nubeculosa ; Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011, Witt Catalogue 5: 64
B. n. jezoensis Matsumura, 1928
Japan Brachionycha nubeculosa jezoensis Matsumura, 1928; 35, TL: Hokkaido, Sapporo
= Brachionycha nubeculosa ; [POOLE]
Brachionycha nubeculosa jezoensis ; [NE7, 212 (note)]; Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011, Witt Catalogue 5: 65
B. n. amurensis Draudt, 1934
SE.Siberia Brachionycha nubeculosa amurensis Draudt, 1934; in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde, Suppl. 3: 134, pl. 17 row d, TL: Vladivostok
= Brachionycha nubeculosa ; [POOLE]
Brachionycha nubeculosa amurensis ; [NE7, 212 (note)]
B. n. kullbergi Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011
Brachionycha nubeculosa kullbergi Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011; Witt Catalogue 5: 64

Brachionycha sajana Draudt, 1934
Sajan, Altai, ..., Komi. See [About maps] Brachionycha sajana Draudt, 1934; in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde, Suppl. 3: 134, pl. 17 row d, TL: East Sajan, Irkutsk Province, Mondy
Brachionycha sajana ; [POOLE]; [NE7, 214]; [NE12, 200, pl. 16, f. 9-12]
Brachionycha sajana sajana ; Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011, Witt Catalogue 5: 65
B. s. albicilia Sugi, 1970
Japan, ... Brachionycha albicilia Sugi, 1970; 126, f. 2, TL: Nagano Pref., Takase Valley, Kuzu-onsen
Brachionycha albicilia ; [POOLE]
Brachionycha sajana albicilia ; Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011, Witt Catalogue 5: 66

Brachionycha borealis (Smith, 1899)
Michigan, Wisconsin, Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Ontario, Pennsylvania, N.West Virginia. See [About maps] Asteroscopus borealis Smith, 1899; Can. Ent. 31 (2) : 25, TL: Manitoba, Cartwright
Brachionycha borealis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Brachionycha borealis, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Brachionycha borealis, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Brachionycha borealis ; [POOLE]; [NACL, #10011]; [MNA26.1, 178]

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Brachionycha permixta Sugi, 1970
Japan, .... See [About maps] Brachionycha permixta Sugi, 1970; 128, f. 3, TL: Gumma Pref., Minakami, Doaiguchi [Japan]
Brachionycha permixta ; [POOLE]; Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011, Witt Catalogue 5: 67


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References:
[ALBERTA]
University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[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.
[D. Smirnov]
Russia, Moscow; e-mail: D. Smirnov
[ESP]
Heppner, 1981; The dates of E. J. C. Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abblidungen... 1776-[1830]; Archives of Natural History (1981) 10 (2): 251-254
[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/
[Lynn Scott]
Moths of the Ottawa Area; Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MNA26.1]
Poole, 1995; The Moths of America North of Mexico, 26.1; NOCTUOIDEA; Noctuidae (part), Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NE12]
Fibiger, Ronkay, Yela & Zilli, 2010; Noctuidae Europeaea 12; Rivulinae - Euteliinae, and Micronoctuidae and Supplement to Volume 1-11
[NE7]
Ronkay & Ronkay, 1995; Noctuidae Europaeae 7: 224pp; Cuculliinae II
[NORLEP]
Norges Sommerfugler
[POOLE]
Poole, 1989; Lepidopterorum catalogus (n.s.) 118 - Noctuidae
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)


Some related literature:
Esper, 1785
Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Theil III. Die Nachtschmetterlinge Die. Schmett., Th. III (15): 1-32, pl. 1-6 (1782), (16): 33-56, pl. 7-12 (1782), (17): 57-88, pl. 6A, 13-17 (1783), (18): 89-104, pl. 18-23 (1783), (19): 105-136, pl. 24-31 (1784), (20): 137-184, pl. 32-37 (1785), (21): 185-208, pl. 38-43 (1785), (22): 209-240, pl. 44-49 (1785), (23): 241-272, pl. 50-55 (1785), (24): 273-288, pl. 56-61 (1786), (25): 289-312, pl. 62-67 (1786), (26): 313-328, pl. 68-73 (1786), (27): 329-344, pl. 74-79 (1786), (28): 345-396 (1786)
Hübner, [1819]
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])
Ronkay, Ronkay & Gyulai, 2011
A Taxonomic Atlas of the Eurasian and North African Noctuoidea. Cuculliinae II and Psaphidinae Witt Catalogue 5: -
Smith, 1899
A new species of Asteroscopus Bd. Can. Ent. 31 (2) : 25-26


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