Lymantria ampla

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Lymantria ampla


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: Erebidae
Subfamilia: Lymantriinae
Tribus: Lymantriini
Genus: Lymantria
Subgenus: Lymantria (Porthetria)
Species: Lymantria ampla


Lymantria ampla (Walker, 1855)

Type locality: Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

Lectotype: BMNH. (designated by Gupta et al., 1984: 24).


  • Enome ampla Walker, 1855: 883 (original combination)


  • Walker, F. 1855. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part IV. Lepidoptera Heterocera. British Museum (Natural History), London. 777–976. BHL Reference page
  • Gupta, S.L. ; Farooqi, S.I. & Chaudhry, H.S., 1984: Taxonomic studies on some of the syntypes of Indian Lymantriidae in British Museum (Nat. Hist.) London. Part 4: Lymantria ssp. (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Reichenbachia, 22 (2): 23–29.
  • Schintlmeister, A. 2004. The Taxonomy of the genus Lymantria HÜBNER [1819] (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Quadrifina 7: 1–248. Full article: PDF. Reference page
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