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Taxonavigation: Noctuoidea 

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: Noctuoidea

Familia: Notodontidae
Subfamilia: Dioptinae
Tribus (2): Dioptini - Josiini


Dioptinae Walker, 1862

Type genus: Dioptis Hübner, 1818


  • Dioptidae Walker, 1862
  • Dioptinae Kiriakoff, 1950
  • Josiidae Piepers & Snellen, 1900: 26. Type-genus Josia Hübner, 1819. Placed as a tribus in Dioptinae by Miller & Otero, 1994: 339.


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  • Miller, J.S. 2009: Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae) Part 1: Dioptini. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 321: 1–674. Full article: [1]
  • Miller, J.S. 2009: Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae) Part 2: Josiini. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 321: 675–1022. Full article: [2]
  • Miller, J.S. & P. Thiaucourt, 2011: Diversity of Prominent Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae) in the Cloud Forests of Northeastern Ecuador, with Descriptions of 27 New Species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104 (6): 1033–1077. Abstract: DOI: 10.1603/AN10141
  • Miller, J.S.; Brower, A.V.Z.; DeSalle, R. 1997: Phylogeny of the Neotropical moth tribe Josiini (Notodontidae: Dioptinae): comparing and combining evidence from DNA sequences and morphology. Biological journal of the Linnean Society, 60: 297–316.
  • Rawlins, J.E.; Miller, J.S. 2008: Dioptine moths of the Caribbean region: description of two new genera with notes on biology and biogeography (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae: Dioptinae). Annals of Carnegie Museum, 76: 203–225.
  • Schintlmeister, A. 2013. World Catalogue of Insects: Notodontidae & Oenosandridae (Lepidoptera). Volume 11: 1–608. Reference page