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Taxonomy for Alpenus auriculatus (A. Watson, 1988)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2679 families, 140885 genera, 1878527 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1873933 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856054 species
Tree
Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593027 species
Tree
Order
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 238 families, 26590 genera, 450580 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 204 families, 26304 genera, 450029 species
Tree
Infraorder
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 193 families, 26165 genera, 448748 species
Tree
Division
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 182 families, 26036 genera, 445526 species
Tree
Section
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 74 families, 16575 genera, 324293 species
Tree
Subsection
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 65 families, 14702 genera, 297302 species
Tree
Superfamily
Noctuoidea (Latreille, 1809) (Moths)
 24 families, 7960 genera, 107714 species
Tree
Family
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) (Tiger Moths) - Systematics
 1451 genera, 24203 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Arctiinae (Leach, 1815) (Lichen Moths)
 997 genera, 21214 species
Tree
Tribe
Arctiini (Leach, 1815) (Tiger Moths)
 515 genera, 13504 species
Tree
Subtribe
Spilosomina (Kirby, 1892)
 125 genera, 2466 species
Tree
Genus
Alpenus (Walker, 1855)
 58 species
Tree
Species
auriculatus (A. Watson, 1988)
 0 subspecies
Tree
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Alpenus auriculatus
AuthorA. Watson, 1988
Distribution
Continents:

Africa
West Africa
Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal
Southern Africa
Namibia, Republic South Africa
Antarctica


Ecozones: Afrotropical

Distribution by Synonymus:
Alpenus affinis   Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Afrotropical
CountriesGhana, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal
Links and ReferencesAlpenus auriculatus in afromoths.net
Alpenus auriculatus in Wikipedia (English)

Alpenus auriculatus

Synonyms
Alpenus affinis (Rothschild, 1910)
Alpenus diffinis (Jordan, 1933)
Alpenus homaema (Hampson, 1920)
Diacrisia affiniola (Strand, 1919)
Diacrisia affinis (Rothschild, 1910)
Maenas homaema (Hampson, 1920)
Spilosoma diffinis (Jordan, 1933)
Spilosoma tristicta (Hampson, 1920)
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyNoctuoidea
Moths
FamilyArctiidae
Tiger Moths, Woolly bears, Wasp moths, Lichen moths, Footmen, Woolly worms, Footman moths
SubfamilyArctiinae
Lichen Moths, Tiger Moths, Tiger and Lichen Moths, Wasp moths, Scape moths, Ctenuchid moths
TribeArctiini
Tiger Moths
SubtribeSpilosomina
GenusAlpenus
Alpenus auriculatus
AuthorA. Watson, 1988
 
Synonyms
Alpenus affinis
Alpenus diffinis
Alpenus homaema
Diacrisia affiniola
Diacrisia affinis
Maenas homaema
Spilosoma diffinis
Spilosoma tristicta

Keywords
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