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Taxonavigation: Bombycoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Apatelodidae
Genus: Prothysana
Species: P. felderi – P. terminalis


Prothysana Walker, 1855

Type species: Prothysana terminalis Walker, 1855 by monotype


  • Compsa (Walker) Walker, 1862 (synonymized by Becker, 2001: 156)
    • Type species: Compsa saturata Walker, 1862 by monotypy
  • Mesotages Felder, 1874 (synonymized by Becker, 2001: 156)
  • Tarchon Druce, 1887 (synonymized by Becker, 2001: 156)
    • Type species: Mimallo trilunula Herr.-Schaeff., 1856 by monotypy
  • Zolessia Biezanko & Monné, 1968 (synonymized by Becker, 2001: 156)
    • Type species: Compsa saturata Walker, 1862 by monotypy


  • Becker, V.O. 2001. The Identity of some unrecognized Neotropical Bombycoidea (Lepidoptera) described by Francis Walker. Revista Brasileira de Zoologica 18(1): 153–157. PDF.