Acronicta (Jocheaera), Hubner, Hubner

Han, H. L. & Kononenko, V. S., 2010, New species of the genera Acronicta Ochsenheimer, 1816 and Craniophora Snellen, 1867 from China with notes on synonymy and checklist (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae: Acronictinae), Zootaxa 2678 (1), pp. 48-68: 49

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2678.1.2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5572A172-FFB3-5B6A-FF27-525C96609719

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Felipe

scientific name

Acronicta (Jocheaera)
status

 

Subgenus Jocheaera Hübner  

Jocheaera Hübner, [1820]   1816, Verzeichnis bekannter Schmetterlinge: 201. Type-species: Phalaena alni Linnaeus, 1767   [Europe].

Medium sized moths, wing colour brown-grey with characteristic dark brown suffusion in medial shade and along inner margin of wing. In male genitalia, uncus moderate, juxta plate-like, V-shaped; sacculus moderate; harpe curved, large, exceeding costal margin of valva; the ventral margin of valva beyond harpe with wide, long sclerotised edge, quadrangular at apex, with short pointed extension on the tip. Aedeagus moderate; vesica tubular, relatively large, with field of moderate, thin cornuti. The subgenus includes the Palaearctic Acronicta (Jocheaera) alni (Lnnaeus, 1758)   , its Nearctic counterpart Acronicta (Jocheaera) funeralis (Grote & Robinson, 1866)   and a new species, described below.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae

Genus

Acronicta