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Taxonomy for Aedia leucomelas (Linnaeus, 1758) (Sorcerer)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
Tree
Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593949 species
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Order
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 238 families, 26590 genera, 451495 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 204 families, 26304 genera, 450944 species
Tree
Infraorder
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 193 families, 26165 genera, 449660 species
Tree
Division
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 182 families, 26036 genera, 446402 species
Tree
Section
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 74 families, 16575 genera, 324859 species
Tree
Subsection
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 65 families, 14702 genera, 297729 species
Tree
Superfamily
Noctuoidea (Latreille, 1809) (Moths)
 24 families, 7960 genera, 107883 species
Tree
Family
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) (Owlet Moths) - Systematics
 3908 genera, 51280 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Catocalinae (Boisduval, 1828) (Catocaline Moths)
 230 genera, 6088 species
Tree
Tribe
Catocalini (Boisduval, 1828)
 84 genera, 3992 species
Tree
Subtribe
Aediina (Beck, 1960)
 1 genus, 31 species
Tree
Genus
Aedia (Hübner, 1823)
 31 species
Tree
Species
leucomelas (Linnaeus, 1758) (Sorcerer)
 3 subspecies
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Aedia leucomelas
Subspecies3
Common namesSorcerer, Sweet Potato Leaf Worm, Eastern Alchymist
Dutch namesWindeweeskind
French namesClair-obscur
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain)), Germany), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Occitania (Languedoc-Roussillon (Pyrenees-Orientales), Midi-Pyrenees))), Switzerland, Benelux (Netherlands)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy, Central Italy (Lazio (Rome, Frosinone))), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia)), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro), Bulgaria, Greece (Aegean Islands (Crete)), Albania), Malta
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Taiwan, Japan, Korea (South Korea), China (Central China (South-central China (Hong Kong)))), Southeast Asia (Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia))), South Asia (India), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus, Israel))
Caucasus
Georgia, Azerbaijan
Russia
Oceania
Australasia
Australia (East Australia (Queensland (South East Queensland (Brisbane), North Queensland (Townsville), Far North Queensland (Cape York Peninsula (Cairns), Gordonvale (Meringa))), New South Wales (Australian Capital Territory (Canberra), Blue Mountains (Blackheath)), Victoria (Healesville)), South Australia)
Melanesia
Papua New Guinea, Fiji
Polynesia
Cook Islands
Africa
Southern Africa
Republic South Africa


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
West Palaearctic
Afrotropical


CountriesAlbania, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Cook Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesAedia leucomelas in bie.ala.org.au
Aedia leucomelas in afromoths.net
Aedia leucomelas in faunaeur.org
Aedia leucomelas in leps.it
Aedia leucomelas in Wikipedia (English)
Subspecies    Aedia leucomelas acronyctoides
Subspecies    Aedia leucomelas albodiscalis (Roepke, 1932)
Subspecies    Aedia leucomelas thomae (Prout, 1927)

Aedia leucomelas (Sorcerer, Sweet Potato Leaf Worm, Eastern Alchymist)

Synonyms
Aedia acronyctoides (Guenée, 1852)
Aedia adepta (Geyer, 1832)
Aedia albodiscalis (Roepke, 1932)
Aedia diluta (Roepke, 1941)
Aedia leucomelas
Aedia limitaris (Walker, 1863)
Aedia olivescens (Guenée, 1852)
Aedia ramburii (Boisduval, 1829)
Aedia thomae (Prout, 1927)
Anophia acronyctoides (Guenée, 1852)
Anophia albodiscalis (Roepke, 1932)
Anophia leucomelas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Anophia limitaris (Walker, 1863)
Anophia olivescens (Guenée, 1852)
Anophia ramburii (Boisduval, 1829)
Anophia thomae (Prout, 1927)
Catephia ramburii (Boisduval, 1829)
Noctua adepta (Geyer, 1832)
Phalaena leucomelas (Linnaeus, 1758)
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
FamilyNoctuidae
Owlet Moths, Underwings, Noctuid moths, Dagger moths, Cutworms, Underwing moths, Miller Moths
SubfamilyCatocalinae
Catocaline Moths
TribeCatocalini
SubtribeAediina
GenusAedia
Aedia leucomelas
Sorcerer, Sweet Potato Leaf Worm, Eastern Alchymist
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Aedia acronyctoides
Aedia adepta
Aedia albodiscalis
Aedia diluta
Aedia leucomelas
Aedia limitaris
Aedia olivescens
Aedia ramburii
Aedia thomae
Anophia acronyctoides
Anophia albodiscalis
Anophia leucomelas
Anophia limitaris
Anophia olivescens
Anophia ramburii
Anophia thomae
Catephia ramburii
Noctua adepta
Phalaena leucomelas
 
Subspecies
Aedia leucomelas acronyctoides
Aedia leucomelas albodiscalis
Aedia leucomelas thomae

Keywords
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