Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809)

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Family Synonyms

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Subfamilies

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Acontiinae Guenée, 1841 Subfamily  
Acronictinae Heinemann, 1859 Subfamily  
Agaristinae Subfamily  
Agrotinae Synonym of subfamily  
Amphipyrinae Guenée, 1837 Subfamily  
Bagisarinae Crumb, 1956 Subfamily  
Bryophilinae Guenée, 1852 Subfamily  
Condicinae Poole, 1995 Subfamily  
Cuculliinae Herrich-Schäffer, 1850 Subfamily  
Eriopyrinae Herrich-Schäffer, 1851 Subfamily  
Eustrotiinae Grote, 1882 Subfamily  
Euxoinae Synonym of subfamily  
Hadeninae Guenée, 1837 Subfamily  
Heliothentinae Synonym of subfamily  
Heliothidinae Synonym of subfamily  
Heliothinae Boisduval, 1828 Subfamily  
Melicleptriinae Synonym of subfamily  
Metoponiinae Herrich-Schäffer, 1851 Subfamily  
Noctuinae Latreille, 1809 Subfamily  
Oncocnemidinae Forbes & Franclemont, 1954 Subfamily  
Phalaeninae Synonym of subfamily  
Phlogophorinae Synonym of subfamily  
Phytometrinae Synonym of subfamily  
Plusianae Synonym of subfamily  
Plusiinae Boisduval, 1828 Subfamily  
Thiacidinae Hacker & Zilli, 2007 Subfamily Hacker H. H. & Zilli A. 2007. Revisional notes on the genus Thiacides Walker, 1855, with descriptions of Thiacidinae subfam. nov. and eleven species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 3:179–246, pls. 21–30.
Xyleninae Guenée, 1837 Subfamily  
Zenobiinae Synonym of subfamily  

Genera

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Ablepharon Grote, 1873 Synonym of genus  
Abrostola Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Acantuerta Hampson, 1907 Genus Hampson G. F. 1907c. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 19(111):221–257.
Acontia Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Acontiola Staudinger, 1900 Genus Staudinger O. 1900b. Neue Lepidopteren des palaearktischen Faunengebiets. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 12 (1899)(2):352–403.
Aconzarba Hacker, 2016 Genus Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430.
Acosmetia Stephens, 1829 Genus  
Acrapex Hampson, 1894 Genus  
Acrobyla Rebel, 1903 Genus Rebel H. 1903a. Eine neue Noctuide von der Sinai-Halbinsel. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 16:68–70.
Acronicta Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Acronycta Treitschke, 1825 Synonym of genus  
Acronyctia Meigen, 1831 Unavailable name  
Acroriesis Hampson, 1916 Genus Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls. 1–2.
Actebia Stephens, 1829 Synonym of genus  
Actobia Agassiz, 1847 Synonym of genus  
Acutipenna Hampson, 1894 Synonym of genus  
Adaphaenura Hampson, 1905 Genus Hampson G. F. 1905a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. V. Noctuidae. - — 5:i–xvi, 1–634.
Adeva McDunnough, 1944 Synonym of genus  
Adisura Moore, 1881 Genus Moore F. 1881a. Description of new genera and species of Asiatic nocturnal Lepidoptera. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1881:326–380.
Aegle Hübner, 1823 Genus  
Aegocera Latreille, 1809 Genus  
Aegoceropsis Karsch, 1895 Synonym of genus Karsch F. 1895b. Aethiopische Heteroceren. II. - Entomologische Nachrichten 21(23–24):361–379, pls. 3–4.
Aethodes Hampson, 1918 Genus Hampson G. F. 1918a. Descriptions of new genera and species of Amatidae, Lithosidae, and Noctuidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 25(1):93–217.
Afrenella Berio, 1965 Genus Berio E. 1965c. Afrenella jansei n. gen. n. sp. di Amphipyrinae dell'Africa Centrale (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 1965:94.
Afrogortyna Krüger, 1997 Genus Krüger M. 1997b. Afrogortyna, a new genus of stemboring Noctuidae from Southern Africa, with description of new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Amphipyrinae). - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 36:297–307.
Agaba Pagenstecher, 1909 Unavailable name  
Agabra Walker, 1862 Synonym of genus  
Agoma Kiriakoff, 1977 Genus Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165.
Agraga Walker, 1858 Synonym of genus  
Agrapha Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Agrochola Hübner, 1921 Genus  
Agrolitha Berio, 1980 Synonym of genus  
Agronoma Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Agrotana Bethune-Baker, 1911 Genus Bethune-Baker G. T. 1911b. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera from tropical Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):506–542.
Agrotis Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Aingrapha Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Akonus Matsumura, 1929 Synonym of genus  
Aletopus Jordan, 1926 Genus Jordan K. 1926a. Some new Agaristidae, with remarks on nomenclature. - Novitates Zoologicae 33:371–378.
Alexia De Laever, 1979 Synonym of genus  
Alysia Guenée, 1868 Unavailable name  
Alysina Cockerell, 1913 Synonym of genus  
Amazela Boisduval, 1874 Synonym of genus Boisduval J. B. A. 1874. Monographie des Agaristidées (Lépidoptères). - Revue et Magasin de Zoologie pure et appliquée (3)2:26–110, pl. 8.
Amazonides Fletcher D. S., 1961 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Amefrontia Hampson, 1899 Genus Hampson G. F. 1899c. The expedition to Sokotra. VI. Descriptions of one new genus and fourteen new species of moths. - Bulletin of the Liverpool Museums 2(2):35–39, pl. 1.
Amephana Hampson, 1906 Genus Hampson G. F. 1906a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. VI. Noctuidae - — 6:i–xiv, 1–532.
Ammetopa Hampson, 1906 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1891a. Lepidoptera from the Sabaki River, East Africa, with descriptions of new species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 7(38):179–184.
Amphia Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Amphidrina Staudinger, 1892 Synonym of genus  
Amphidrina Staudinger, 1891 Genus  
Amphipyra Ochsenheimer, 1916 Genus  
Amyna Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Amynodes Warren, 1913 Synonym of genus  
Anamecia Boursin, 1958 Genus  
Anapoma Berio, 1980 Genus  
Anarta Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Anathetis Janse, 1938 Genus Janse A. J. T. 1937–1939. The Moths of South Africa. Volume III. Cymatophoridae, Callidulidae and Noctuidae (Partim). - — 3:i–xv, 1–435, pls. 1–46.
Ancarista Jordan, 1921 Genus Jordan K. 1921a. On the replacement of a lost vein in connction with a stridulating organ in a new agaristid moth from Madagascar, with descriptions of two new genera. - Novitates Zoologicae 28:68–74.
Anchoscelis Guenée, 1839 Synonym of genus  
Andobana Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965b. Noctuelles Trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, Biogéographie, Morphologie et Taxonomie (Lep.), suite. Insectes Lépidoptères Noctuidae. Amphipyrinae (part.). - Faune de Madagascar 20(1):i–vi, 285–490; pls. 11–12.
Andrhippuris Karsch, 1895 Genus Karsch F. 1895b. Aethiopische Heteroceren. II. - Entomologische Nachrichten 21(23–24):361–379, pls. 3–4.
Androlymnia Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Anedhella Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965i. Descriptions préliminaires de nouveaux genres et espèces de Noctuidae Amphipyrinae malgaches (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 70:85–91.
Anodonta Rambur, 1858 Unavailable name  
Antigodasa Kiriakoff, 1974 Genus  
Antitype Hübner, 1921 Genus  
Apaegocera Hampson, 1905 Genus Hampson G. F. 1905c. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 15(89):425–453.
Apamea Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Apatela Stephens, 1829 Unavailable name  
Apatele Hübner, 1822 Synonym of genus  
Apoma Berio, 1980 Unavailable name  
Apopasta Viette, 1981 Unavailable name  
Aporophoba Berio, 1977 Genus Berio E. 1977. Diagnosi di nuovi taxa di Noctuidae del globo (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 81:321–339.
Aporophyla Guenée, 1841 Genus  
Apospasta Fletcher D. S., 1959 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1959. Three new species of Heterocera from northern Ethiopia. - The Entomologist 92(1150):45–48, pl. 2.
Appana Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Araea Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Arbasera Walker, 1865 Synonym of genus  
Arboricornis Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Arboricornus Hampson, 1894 Genus  
Arctiopais Jordan, 1896 Genus  
Arctomyscis Hübner, 1820 Synonym of genus  
Argyritis Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Argyrogalea Hampson, 1906 Synonym of genus  
Argyrogramma Hübner, 1823 Genus  
Argyromata Hampson, 1906 Synonym of genus  
Ariathisa Walker, 1865 Genus  
Aridagricola Shchetkin, 1965 Synonym of genus  
Armada Staudinger, 1884 Genus  
Arrothia Jordan, 1896 Genus  
Arsilonche Lederer, 1857 Synonym of genus  
Asclepistola Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Asema Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Aspidhampsonia Berio, 1964 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1964a. Su alcune spezie del gen. Aspidifrontia Hmps. con descrizione di nuove entità (Lepidoptera - Noctuidae - Hadeninae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 74:222–232.
Aspidifrontia Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Aspila Guenée, 1852 Unavailable name  
Asplenia Hampson, 1926 Unavailable name  
Asplenia Hampson, 1916 Genus  
Astonycha Turner, 1920 Synonym of genus  
Atethmia Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Athetis Hübner, 1821 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Atimaea Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Aucha Walker, 1858 Genus  
Auchecranon Berio, 1978 Genus Berio E. 1979. I Noctuidae del Kenya della collezione Alberto Ancillotto (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino del Museo civico di Storia naturale di Verona 5 (1978):475–491.
Auchenisa Hampson, 1905 Synonym of genus Holland W. J. 1905. A new noctuid from Sierra Leone. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 16:18–20.
Auchmis Hübner, 1921 Genus  
Autographa Hübner, 1821 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Axiopoeniella Strand, 1909 Genus Strand E. 1909e. Zur Kenntnis der afrikanischen Arten der Arctiidengattungen Deilemera Hb., Eohemera Auriv., Secusio Wlk., Utetheisa Hb. und Aciopoeniella Strand. - Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 53:324–357.
Axylia Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Batuana Laporte, 1976 Genus Laporte B. 1976. Diagnoses de nouveaux genres et de plusiers espèces inédites de Noctuidae trifinae (Lépidoptères) d'Ethiopie (3e note). - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 45(3):131–136.
Berioana Fletcher & Viette, 1962 Genus  
Berionycta Kiss, 2017 Genus Kiss A. 2017. Taxonomic review of the Craniophora s.l. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acronictinae) generic complex with description of 8 new genera and 13 new species. - Zootaxa 4355(1):1–90.
Berresa Walker, 1859 Synonym of genus  
Bicondica Berio, 1981 Synonym of genus  
Bifrontipta Berio, 1975 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1975. Nuove genere e nuove specie di Noctuidae Africane (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 80(1974):217–225.
Bisulcia Chapman, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Bornolis Holloway, 1989 Genus  
Boursinia Brandt, 1938 Genus  
Boursinia Brandt, 1938 Genus  
Brachycosmia Butler, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Brachygalea Hampson, 1906 Genus Hampson G. F. 1906a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. VI. Noctuidae - — 6:i–xiv, 1–532.
Brachypteragrotis Viette, 1959 Genus Viette P. 1959b. Lépidoptères de l'île Amsterdam (récoltes de Patrice Paulian, 1955–956). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 64(1–2):22–29.
Brachytegma Berio, 1962 Genus Berio E. 1962d. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae africane (Euxoinae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 73:196–208.
Brepha Billberg, 1820 Unavailable name  
Brephia Hübner, 1822 Unavailable name  
Brephos Hübner, 1813 Genus Hübner J. 1796–1838. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. - — :i–iv, 1–194.
Brevipecten Hampson, 1894 Genus  
Brithya Boisduval, 1840 Unavailable name Guenée A. M. 1837. Essai pour servir à la classification des Noctuélides (suite). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 6:311–367.
Brithys Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Brithysana Viette, 1963 Genus Viette P. 1963a. Noctuelles trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, biogéographie et taxonomie (Lep.). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 131 (1962)(1):1–294; pls. 1–16.
Brotis Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Bryoleuca Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus  
Bryonola Toulgoët, 1955 Synonym of genus de Freina J. J. 2009. Über die Biologie, Morphologie, Verbreitung, Phänologie und Taxonomie von Amata cerbera (Linnaeus, 1764) met Anmerkungen zur Systematik der afrikanischen cerbera-Artengruppe (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Syntominae). - Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo 29(4):177–188.
Bryonycta Boursin, 1955 Synonym of genus  
Bryophila Treitschke, 1825 Synonym of genus  
Bryopsis Boursin, 1970 Synonym of genus  
Brythis Stephens, 1850 Unavailable name  
Brytis Ragusa, 1885 Unavailable name  
Buakea Moyal et al., 2011 Genus Moyal P., Le Ru B., Conlong D., Cugala D., Defabachew B., Matama-Kauma T., Pallangyo B. & van den Berg J. 2011. Buakea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a new genus of African stem borers: morphological, ecological and molecular data. - African Entomology 19:23–35.
Busseola Thurau, 1904 Genus Thurau F. 1904. Busseola sorghicida, eine neue Ost-Afrikanische Noctuide. - Berliner entomologische Zeitschrift 49:55–58.
Butleronea Viette, 1968 Genus Viette P. 1968f. Noctuelles inédites de Madagascar (Lep.) - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 73(3–4):77–83, pl. 2.
Caffristis Hampson, 1906 Genus Hampson G. F. 1906a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. VI. Noctuidae - — 6:i–xiv, 1–532.
Calamia Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Calamistis Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Callaenia Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Callegaria Berio, 1976 Genus Berio E. 1976a. Nuovi generi e specie di Noctuidae dell'Africa equatoriale (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 81:96–123.
Callhyccoda Berio, 1935 Genus Berio E. 1935b. Nuove specie di eteroceri Amatidae – Arctiidae – Noctuidae. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 58:56–65.
Callicereon Butler, 1882 Genus Butler A. G. 1882b. Descriptions of new species of Heterocerous Lepidoptera from Madagascar. - Cistula Entomologica 3(26):1–27.
Callixena Saalmüller, 1891 Synonym of genus Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls. 7–14.
Calloecia Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus  
Callopistria Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Callyna Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Calogramma Guenée, 1852 Synonym of genus  
Calophasia Stephens, 1829 Genus  
Calopistria Stephens, 1850 Unavailable name  
Caloplusia Smith, 1884 Synonym of genus  
Calpiformis Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Calpoparia Watson, 1980 Genus  
Calymnia Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Campydelta Berio, 1964 Genus Berio E. 1964g. Osservazione sul gen. Delta Saalm. con descrizione di nuove entità africane (Lepidoptera - Noctuidae). - Doriana 3(144):1–5.
Canthylidia Butler, 1886 Synonym of genus Butler A. G. 1886b. Description of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1886(4):381–441, pls. 9–10.
Capillamentum Pinhey, 1956 Genus  
Caradrina Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Carandana Moore, 1884 Synonym of genus  
Carcharoda Hampson, 1910 Genus Hampson G. F. 1910d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). IX. Noctuidae. - — 9:i–xiv, 1–552.
Cardepia Hampson, 1905 Genus Hampson G. F. 1905a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. V. Noctuidae. - — 5:i–xvi, 1–634.
Carelis Bowden, 1956 Genus Bowden J. 1956. New species of African stem-boring Agrotidae (Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 47:415–428.
Carneades Grote, 1883 Synonym of genus  
Cassania Berio, 1972 Genus Berio E. 1972a. Nuove specie e genere di Noctuidae Africane e Asiatiche e note sinonimiche. Parte I. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 51:169–182.
Catamecia Staudinger, 1898 Genus  
Centrartha Janse, 1938 Unavailable name  
Centrarthra Hampson, 1909 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1909a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VIII. Subfam. Acronyctinae (continued). - — 8:i–xiv, 1–583.
Centrogone Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Centropodia Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus  
Centropus Christoph, 1889 Unavailable name  
Certila Walker, 1865 Synonym of genus  
Cetola Walker, 1855 Genus  
Chabuata Walker, 1858 Genus  
Chaetostephana Jordan, 1913 Genus Jordan K. 1913. In Seitz: Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. - — 15.
Chamaepora Warren, 1909 Synonym of genus  
Charadrina Agassiz, 1847 Synonym of genus  
Charelia Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Charidea Guenée, 1852 Unavailable name  
Charilina Walker, 1854 Synonym of genus Walker F. 1854b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 2:i–iv, 279–581.
Charitosemia Kiriakoff, 1955 Genus Kiriakoff S. G. 1955d. Contributions à l'étude des Lépidoptères hétérocères (quatrième note). - Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique 31(69):1–7.
Chasmina Walker, 1856 Genus  
Cheligalea Hampson, 1906 Synonym of genus  
Chiripha Walker, 1865 Genus  
Chloridea Duncan & Westwood, 1841 Synonym of genus  
Choeropais Jordan, 1913 Genus Jordan K. 1913. In Seitz: Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. - — 15.
Chopardiana Viette, 1963 Synonym of genus Viette P. 1963a. Noctuelles trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, biogéographie et taxonomie (Lep.). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 131 (1962)(1):1–294; pls. 1–16.
Chorizagrotis Smith, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Chortodes Tutt, 1897 Synonym of genus  
Chrysodeicis Hübner, 1826 Unavailable name  
Chrysodeixia Dyar, 1902 Unavailable name  
Chrysodeixis Hübner, 1821 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Chrysodixis Agassiz, 1846 Synonym of genus  
Chytonix Grote, 1874 Genus  
Chytoryza Grote, 1876 Synonym of genus  
Cirphis Walker, 1865 Synonym of genus Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706.
Cirrhia Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Cirrodes Hampson, 1910 Genus  
Cirrodiana Bethune-Baker, 1911 Genus Bethune-Baker G. T. 1911b. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera from tropical Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):506–542.
Citria Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Claudaxylia Laporte, 1984 Genus Laporte B. 1984. Noctuidae (Sauf les Plusiinae). – In: Rougeot, P.-C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1976–1982. Fascicule II. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)128:14–41, pls. 1–18.
Cleonymia Berio, 1966 Genus  
Cleophana Boisduval, 1832 Synonym of genus Boisduval J. B. A., Rambur P.-J. & Graslin A. 1832. Collection iconographique et historique des chenilles, ou description et figures des chenilles d'Europe, avec l'histoire de leurs métamorphoses, et des applications à l'agriculture. - — :1–not numbered.
Clinophlebia Hampson, 1893 Synonym of genus  
Cnephata Billberg, 1820 Synonym of genus  
Cnodifrontia Hampson, 1902 Genus  
Cocytia Treitschke, 1835 Unavailable name  
Cometa Sodoffsky, 1937 Synonym of genus  
Comophorus Alpheraky, 1887 Unavailable name  
Compsotata Prout, 1907 Genus  
Condica Walker, 1856 Genus  
Conicofrontia Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Conicophoria Matsumura, 1929 Synonym of genus  
Conochuza Berio, 1962 Genus Berio E. 1962b. Diagnosi di alcune Noctuidae delle isole Seicelle e Aldabra. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 73:172–180.
Conservula Grote, 1874 Genus  
Constantiodes Hampson, 1916 Genus Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls. 1–2.
Copicucullia Smith, 1894 Synonym of genus  
Copifrontia Hampson, 1905 Genus Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438.
Copiphana Hampson, 1906 Genus Hampson G. F. 1906a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. VI. Noctuidae - — 6:i–xiv, 1–532.
Cornutiplusia Kostrowicki, 1961 Genus Kostrowicki A. S. 1961. Studies on the Palaearctic species of the subfamily Plusiinae (Lepidoptera, Phalaenidae). - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 6:367–472.
Cosmia Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Cotanda Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Crameria Hübner, 1819 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Cranionycta de Lattin, 1949 Synonym of genus  
Craniophora Snellen, 1867 Genus  
Crassagrotis Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Craterestra Hampson, 1905 Genus  
Criophasia Hampson, 1906 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1906a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. VI. Noctuidae - — 6:i–xiv, 1–532.
Cryphia Hübner, 1818 Genus  
Ctenoplusia Dufay, 1970 Genus Dufay C. 1970a. Insectes Lépidoptères Noctuidae Plusiinae. - Faune de Madagascar 31:1–202; pls. 1–2.
Cucullia Schrank, 1802 Genus Schrank F. von Paula 1802. Fauna Boica. Durchgedachte Geschichte der in Baiern einheimischen und zahmen Tiere. Zweyter Band zweyte Abtheilung. - — 2(2):1–412.
Curgia Walker, 1863 Unavailable name  
Curubasa Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Cuspidia Chapman, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Cyclopera Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Cytothymia Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Dadica Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Dallolmoia Berio, 1972 Genus Berio E. 1972a. Nuove specie e genere di Noctuidae Africane e Asiatiche e note sinonimiche. Parte I. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 51:169–182.
Daphoenura Butler, 1878 Genus Butler A. G. 1878d. Descriptions of some new genera and species of Lepidoptera from Old Calabar and Madagascar. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 2(12):455–465.
Dargeochaeta Laporte, 1973 Genus  
Dasypolia Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Dasysternum Staudinger, 1895 Synonym of genus  
Daula Saalmüller, 1891 Genus Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls. 7–14.
Decarynodes Viette, 1961 Genus  
Delaveria Berio, 1980 Synonym of genus  
Delta Saalmüller, 1891 Unavailable name Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls. 7–14.
Deltote Reichenbach, 1817 Genus  
Dentilymnia Berio, 1976 Genus Berio E. 1976a. Nuovi generi e specie di Noctuidae dell'Africa equatoriale (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 81:96–123.
Desmophora Stephens, 1829 Synonym of genus  
Diadochia Püngeler, 1914 Genus  
Diadocis Saalmüller, 1891 Genus Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls. 7–14.
Diaphone Hübner, 1820 Genus  
Diargyria Krüger, 2005 Genus Krüger M. 2005a. New genera and species of noctuid moths from Lesotho (Lepidoptera, Noctuidea: Noctuidae). - African Entomology 13(1):97–142.
Diarsia Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Dicerogastra Fletcher D. S., 1961 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Dichagyris Lederer, 1857 Synonym of genus  
Dichagyris Lederer, 1857 Genus  
Dimorphinoctua Viette, 1952 Genus Viette P. 1952b. Results of the Norwegian scientific expedition to Tristan da Cunha 1937–1938. Lepidoptera. - — 23:1–19, pls. 1–3.
Diparopsis Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Diphthera Genus  
Diphtherocome Warren, 1907 Genus  
Discestra Hampson, 1905 Genus  
Disocnemis Grote, 1883 Synonym of genus  
Dissolophus Butler, 1891 Synonym of genus  
Donachlora Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Donacochlora Agassiz, 1847 Synonym of genus  
Dorika Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Dorstiana Laporte, 1974 Synonym of genus Laporte B. 1974a. Diagnoses de nouveaux genres et de plusieurs espèces inédites de Noctuidae trifides (Lépidoptères) d'Ethiopie. - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 43(6):216–224; (7): 246–251, pls. 1–2.
Douzdrina de Laever, 1985 Synonym of genus  
Drasteriodes Hampson, 1926 Genus Hampson G. F. 1926a. Descriptions of new genera and species of Lepidoptera Phalaenae of the subfamily Noctuinae (Noctuidae) in the British Museum (Natural History). - — :1–641.
Dysmilichia Speiser, 1902 Genus  
Dysocnemis Grote, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Ecthymia Berio, 1940 Genus Berio E. 1940c. Diagnosi di eteroceri africani. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 19:125–128.
Ectochela Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Ectolopha Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Effractilis Berio, 1977 Genus Berio E. 1977. Diagnosi di nuovi taxa di Noctuidae del globo (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 81:321–339.
Egira Duponchel, 1845 Genus  
Elaemima Berio, 1970 Genus Berio E. 1970. Diagnosi di nuove specie esotiche di Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 102(1–2):21–29.
Elaeodes Hampson, 1913 Unavailable name Hampson G. F. 1913d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). XIII. Noctuidae. - — 13:i–xiv, 1–609.
Elaeodopsis Prout A. E., 1927 Genus Prout A. E. 1927. A list of Noctuidae with descriptions of new forms collected in the island of São Thomé by T. A. Barns. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 75:201–232, pl. 1.
Elaphria Hübner, 1818 Genus  
Elegarda Walker, 1865 Synonym of genus  
Elydna Walker, 1858 Synonym of genus  
Elyptron Saalmüller, 1891 Genus Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls. 7–14.
Empusa Hübner, 1821 Unavailable name  
Empusada Hampson, 1906 Synonym of genus  
Engusanacantha Berio, 1941 Genus Berio E. 1941b. Contributo alla studio dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea VII. Euchromiidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Lymantriidae, Lasiocampidae, Noctuidae raccolte dal sig. G. Vaccaro nel 1938. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 61:176–190.
Enteriona Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Enterpia Guenée, 1850 Genus  
Epa Bethune-Baker, 1906 Synonym of genus  
Epharmottomena John, 1909 Genus  
Epicausis Butler, 1880 Genus Butler A. G. 1880b. On a collection of Lepidoptera from Madagascar with descriptions of new genera and species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 5(28):333–344; (29): 384–395.
Epinyctis Grote, 1882 Synonym of genus  
Epischausia Kiriakoff, 1997 Genus Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165.
Episcotia Berio, 1962 Genus Berio E. 1962d. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae africane (Euxoinae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 73:196–208.
Episema Ochsenheimer, 1916 Genus  
Epunda Duponchel, 1845 Synonym of genus  
Erastria Ochsenheimer, 1816 Unavailable name  
Eremotrachea Hacker, 2001 Genus  
Eriopana Kiriakoff, 1974 Synonym of genus  
Eriopus Treitschke, 1825 Synonym of genus  
Ethionodes Hampson, 1918 Genus Hampson G. F. 1918a. Descriptions of new genera and species of Amatidae, Lithosidae, and Noctuidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 25(1):93–217.
Ethiopica Hampson, 1909 Genus Hampson G. F. 1909a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VIII. Subfam. Acronyctinae (continued). - — 8:i–xiv, 1–583.
Ethioternia Janse, 1940 Unavailable name  
Ethioterpia Hampson, 1910 Genus Hampson G. F. 1910d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). IX. Noctuidae. - — 9:i–xiv, 1–552.
Eucalimia Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Euchalcia Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Eucladodes Fletcher D. S., 1961 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Eudaphaenura Viette, 1963 Genus Viette P. 1963a. Noctuelles trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, biogéographie et taxonomie (Lep.). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 131 (1962)(1):1–294; pls. 1–16.
Euderaea Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Eugraphe Genus  
Euherrichia Grote, 1882 Synonym of genus  
Eulaphygma Butler, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Eulepa Walker, 1863 Synonym of genus  
Eulonche Grote, 1873 Synonym of genus  
Eulymnia Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Eumichtis Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Euneophlebia Berio, 1940 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1940e. Contributo alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea V. Diagnosi di nuove Noctuidae raccolte da F. Vaccaro nel 1934–37. - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 72(8):122–126.
Euphasia Stephens, 1830 Synonym of genus  
Euplexia Stephens, 1829 Genus  
Euscotia Butler, 1889 Synonym of genus  
Eusimplex Berio, 1977 Genus Berio E. 1977. Diagnosi di nuovi taxa di Noctuidae del globo (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 81:321–339.
Eustegnia Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Eustrotia Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Eutamsia Fletcher D. S., 1961 Synonym of genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Eutelephia Hampson, 1926 Genus Hampson G. F. 1926a. Descriptions of new genera and species of Lepidoptera Phalaenae of the subfamily Noctuinae (Noctuidae) in the British Museum (Natural History). - — :1–641.
Euterpia Spuler, 1910 Synonym of genus  
Euterpiodes Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Euthales Hübner, 1820 Synonym of genus  
Eutheiaplusia Dufay, 1970 Genus Dufay C. 1970a. Insectes Lépidoptères Noctuidae Plusiinae. - Faune de Madagascar 31:1–202; pls. 1–2.
Euthemonia Gistl, 1848 Synonym of genus  
Euthytoma Turner, 1920 Synonym of genus  
Eutrostia Chrétien, 1931 Unavailable name  
Euxoa Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Euxootera Fletcher D. S., 1961 Synonym of genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Euxoullia Berio, 1973 Genus Berio E. 1973. Nuove specie e genere di Noctuidae Africane e Asiatiche e note sinonimichi. Parte II. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 79:126–171.
Exarnis Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Exathetis Janse, 1938 Genus  
Faronta Smith, 1908 Genus  
Fascionycta Kiss, 2017 Genus Kiss A. 2017. Taxonomic review of the Craniophora s.l. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acronictinae) generic complex with description of 8 new genera and 13 new species. - Zootaxa 4355(1):1–90.
Feliniopsis Roepke, 1938 Genus  
Feraxinia Moyal et al., 2010 Genus Moyal P., Le Ru B., Conlong D., Cugala D., Defabachew B., Matama-Kauma T., Pallangyo B. & van den Berg J. 2010. Systematics and molecular phylogeny of two African stem borer genera, Sciomesa Tams & Bowden and Carelis Bowden (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 100(6):641–659.
Fletcherea Viette, 1961 Genus Viette P. 1961b. Descriptions préliminaires de nouvelles espèces de noctuelles de Madagascar IV (Lep. Noctuidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 66(1–2):42–54.
Floccifera Hampson, 1894 Synonym of genus  
Formosamyna Strand, 1920 Synonym of genus  
Galactomoia Fawcett, 1916 Synonym of genus Fawcett J. M. 1916. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(4):707–737, pl. 1.
Gallopistria Janse, 1940 Unavailable name  
Gaphara Walker, 1862 Synonym of genus  
Georyx Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Gigaglossa Berio, 1966 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1966e. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae Africane e note sinonimiche. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 76:110–136.
Glottula Guenée, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Glotulla Nielsen et al., 1996 Unavailable name  
Gnamptocera Butler, 1891 Synonym of genus  
Godasa Walker, 1864 Genus Walker F. 1865a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXI.– Supplement. - — 31 (1864):i–iv, 1–321.
Gonelydna Hampson, 1910 Genus  
Gortynodes Bethune-Baker, 1911 Genus Bethune-Baker G. T. 1911b. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera from tropical Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):506–542.
Grammarctia Aurivillius, 1900 Genus Aurivillius C. 1900a. Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika 5. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 20 (1899):233–258.
Grammoscelis Hampson, 1906 Genus  
Graphania Hampson, 1905 Genus  
Habrostola Sodoffsky, 1837 Unavailable name  
Hadena Schrank, 1802 Genus Schrank F. von Paula 1802. Fauna Boica. Durchgedachte Geschichte der in Baiern einheimischen und zahmen Tiere. Zweyter Band zweyte Abtheilung. - — 2(2):1–412.
Haderonia Staudinger, 1895 Genus  
Hadjina Staudinger, 1891 Genus  
Hadula Staudinger, 1889 Genus  
Hampsonia Kozhantschikov, 1950 Unavailable name  
Hampsonidia Inoue, 1958 Synonym of genus  
Hapalia Hübner, 1821 Unavailable name  
Haplocestra Aurivillius, 1910 Genus Aurivillius C. 1910b. Schmetterlinge gesammelt in Westafrika von Leonardo Fea in den Jahren 1897–1902. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Ser. 3) 4:494–530.
Haploolophus Butler, 1891 Synonym of genus  
Hebdomochondra Staudinger, 1879 Synonym of genus  
Hecatera Guenée, 1852 Genus Guenée A. M. 1852b. Histoire naturelle des Insectes. VI. Species général des Lépidoptères. Noctuélites. Tome II. - — 6:1–444.
Helicoverpa Hardwick, 1965 Genus Hardwick D. F. 1965. The corn earworm complex. - Memoirs of the entomological Society of Canada 40:1–247.
Heliocheilus Grote, 1865 Genus Grote A. R. 1865. Descriptions of North American Lepidoptera – No. 6. - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:315–330.
Heliophobus Boisduval, 1829 Genus  
Heliothera Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Heliothiis Oliff, 1890 Unavailable name  
Heliothis Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Heliothisa Meigen, 1832 Synonym of genus  
Heliotis Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Hemeraptena Sodoffsky, 1837 Unavailable name  
Hemeroptena Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Hemipachycera Butler, 1891 Synonym of genus  
Hemituerta Kiriakoff, 1977 Genus Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165.
Heraclia Hübner, 1820 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Hermonassoides Strand, 1915 Genus Strand E. 1915a. Lepidoptera aus Bonaberi in Kamerun, gesammelt von Herrn E. Hintz. - Entomologische Mitteilungen 4(4–6):153–167, (7–9): 173–194.
Herrichia Grote, 1882 Unavailable name  
Hespagarista Walker, 1854 Genus Walker F. 1854a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 1:i–iv, 1–278.
Hesperimorpha Saalmüller, 1880 Synonym of genus Saalmüller M. 1880. Neue Lepidopteren aus Madagascar, die sich in Museum der Senckenberg'schen naturforschenden Gesellschaft befinden. - Bericht über die Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Frankfurt a.M. 1879–1880:258–310.
Heterocryphia Beck, 1996 Synonym of genus  
Heterographa Staudinger, 1877 Genus  
Hiccoda Moore, 1882 Genus  
Homonacna Fletcher D. S., 1961 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Honeyia Hacker & Fibiger, 2007 Genus Hacker H. H. & Fibiger M. 2007b. Revision of the African species of the genus Brevipecten Hampson, 1894, with description of the genus Honeyia gen. nov. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 3:247–332, pls. 31–42.
Hoplarista Hampson, 1910 Genus Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls. 36–41.
Hugonia Alpheraky, 1902 Synonym of genus  
Hurworthia Nye, 1975 Synonym of genus  
Hyboma Hübner, 1820 Synonym of genus  
Hydrelia Guenée, 1841 Unavailable name  
Hydrillula Tams, 1938 Synonym of genus  
Hyela Stephens, 1850 Synonym of genus  
Hygrostola Warren, 1913 Genus  
Hymenodrina Boursin, 1937 Synonym of genus  
Hymenopcryphia Boursin, 1967 Synonym of genus  
Hypercalymnia Hampson, 1909 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1909a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VIII. Subfam. Acronyctinae (continued). - — 8:i–xiv, 1–583.
Hyperdasis Swinhoe, 1901 Unavailable name  
Hyperdasys Butler, 1891 Synonym of genus  
Hyperfrontia Berio, 1962 Genus Berio E. 1962d. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae africane (Euxoinae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 73:196–208.
Hyperiodes Warren, 1910 Synonym of genus Warren W. 1909–1913. Eulenartige Nachtfalter. – In: Seitz, A. (Ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. 1. Abtheilung. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge des Palaearktischen Faunengebietes. - — 3:1–511.
Hypoperigea Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Hypoplexia Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Hypotuerta Kiriakoff, 1977 Genus Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165.
Hypotype Hampson, 1906 Genus  
Hyssia Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Iamba auct. Unavailable name  
Iambia Walker, 1863 Genus  
Iambiodes Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Ikondiana Berio, 1972 Genus Berio E. 1972a. Nuove specie e genere di Noctuidae Africane e Asiatiche e note sinonimiche. Parte I. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 51:169–182.
Ilattia Walker, 1859 Synonym of genus  
Inguridia Butler, 1879 Synonym of genus  
Interdelta Berio, 1964 Genus Berio E. 1964g. Osservazione sul gen. Delta Saalm. con descrizione di nuove entità africane (Lepidoptera - Noctuidae). - Doriana 3(144):1–5.
Iranada Wiltshire, 1977 Genus Wiltshire E. P. 1977b. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1975. Lepidoptera: Part I Families Cossidae, Pyralidae, Geometridae, Sphingidae, Arctiidae, Lymantriidae and Noctuidae. Part II A list of further Lepidoptera-Heterocera from Oman. Part III Pyral... - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 1:155–178.
Jambia Gaede, 1934 Unavailable name  
Janseodes Viette, 1967 Genus  
Jaspidia Hübner, 1822 Synonym of genus  
Jocheaera Hübner, 1820 Synonym of genus  
Kenrickodes Viette, 1961 Genus Viette P. 1961b. Descriptions préliminaires de nouvelles espèces de noctuelles de Madagascar IV (Lep. Noctuidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 66(1–2):42–54.
Klugeana Geertsema, 1990 Genus Geertsema H. 1990a. A new genus and two new species of Cuculliinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the South-Western Cape Province of South Africa. - Phytophylactica 22(3):273–280.
Koffoleania Laporte, 1977 Genus Laporte B. 1977c. Noctuidae (sauf les Plusiinae). – In: Rougeot P. C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1973–1975. Fascicule 1. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)105:51–67.
Kuehneana Hacker & Saldaitis, 2011 Genus Hacker H. H. & Saldaitis A. 2011. Noctuidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen) Contribution II (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - Esperiana 16:73–88, pls. 9–10.
Laelapia Butler, 1879 Genus Butler A. G. 1879d. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera from Madagascar, with notes on some of the forms already described. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 4(21):227–246.
Lagopus Reichenbach, 1817 Unavailable name  
Laphygma Guenée, 1852 Synonym of genus  
Lasiridia Draudt, 1950 Synonym of genus  
Lathosea Grote, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Lecerfia Dumont, 1920 Synonym of genus  
Ledereria Grote, 1874 Unavailable name  
Lepidodelta Viette, 1967 Genus Viette P. 1967c. Noctuelles Trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, Biogéographie, Morphologie et Taxonomie (Lep.), suite et fin. Insectes Lépidoptères Noctuidae. Amphipyrinae (part.) - Faune de Madagascar 20(2):491–825; pls. 13–14.
Lepitoreuma Grote, 1873 Synonym of genus  
Leptologia L. B. Prout, 1901 Synonym of genus  
Leucadia Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Leucagrotis Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Leucania Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Leucochlaena Hampson, 1906 Genus  
Leucocosmia Butler, 1886 Synonym of genus  
Leucotrachea Janse, 1937 Genus Janse A. J. T. 1937–1939. The Moths of South Africa. Volume III. Cymatophoridae, Callidulidae and Noctuidae (Partim). - — 3:i–xv, 1–435, pls. 1–46.
Leucovis Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Leumicamia Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965b. Noctuelles Trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, Biogéographie, Morphologie et Taxonomie (Lep.), suite. Insectes Lépidoptères Noctuidae. Amphipyrinae (part.). - Faune de Madagascar 20(1):i–vi, 285–490; pls. 11–12.
Libyphaenis Hampson, 1918 Genus Hampson G. F. 1918a. Descriptions of new genera and species of Amatidae, Lithosidae, and Noctuidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 25(1):93–217.
Lochia Walker, 1865 Synonym of genus  
Longivesica Hardwick, 1970 Synonym of genus  
Lophia Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Lophonotidia Hampson, 1901 Genus Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690.
Lophotarsia Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Lophotidia Hampson, 1913 Genus Hampson G. F. 1913c. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). XII. Noctuidae. - — 12:i–xiii, 1–626.
Lophotyna Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Luceria Heinemann, 1859 Unavailable name  
Luperina Boisduval, 1828 Genus  
Lycanades Franclemont, 1937 Synonym of genus  
Lycophorus Staudinger, 1901 Genus  
Lycophorus Staudinger, 1901 Synonym of genus  
Lycophotia Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Mabilleana Fletcher & Viette, 1962 Genus  
Madathisanotia Viette, 1970 Genus Viette P. 1970h. Commentaires sur quelques espèces de Lépidoptères de Madagascar, I. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 75:90–99.
Madecathymia Viette, 1968 Genus Viette P. 1968e. Révision des Noctuelles trifides de Madagascar (Lep.) (Premier supplément). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.) 4(3):555–572.
Madegalatha Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965i. Descriptions préliminaires de nouveaux genres et espèces de Noctuidae Amphipyrinae malgaches (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 70:85–91.
Madeuplexia Viette, 1960 Genus Viette P. 1960d. Descriptions préliminaires de nouvelles espèces de Noctuelles de Madagascar et des Comores, III (Lep. Noctuidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 64(1959)(9–10):222–231.
Mageochaeta Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965i. Descriptions préliminaires de nouveaux genres et espèces de Noctuidae Amphipyrinae malgaches (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 70:85–91.
Maghadena Viette, 1963 Genus Viette P. 1963a. Noctuelles trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, biogéographie et taxonomie (Lep.). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 131 (1962)(1):1–294; pls. 1–16.
Magusa Walker, 1857 Genus Walker F. 1857b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XI.– Noctuidae. - — 11:i–iv, 493–764.
Maliattha Walker, 1863 Genus  
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Mamestra Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Manga Bowden, 1956 Genus Bowden J. 1956. New species of African stem-boring Agrotidae (Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 47:415–428.
Maoria Warren, 1912 Synonym of genus  
Masalia Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Massaga Walker, 1854 Genus Walker F. 1854b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 2:i–iv, 279–581.
Massagidia Hampson, 1901 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690.
Mastiphanes Grote, 1882 Synonym of genus  
Matarum Viette, 1976 Genus Viette P. 1976c. Lépidoptères de la Réunion (= Bourbon) nouveaux au peu connus. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 80 (1975)(7–8):211–218.
Matopo Distant, 1898 Genus Distant W. L. 1898b. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 1(3):218–231.
Mazuca Walker, 1866 Genus Walker F. 1866b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXV.– Supplement Part 5. - — 35:i–iv, 1535–2040.
Medlerana Laporte, 1973 Genus  
Megacronycta Grote, 1873 Synonym of genus  
Megalonycta Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965i. Descriptions préliminaires de nouveaux genres et espèces de Noctuidae Amphipyrinae malgaches (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 70:85–91.
Melanarta Beck, 1991 Unavailable name  
Melionica Berio, 1970 Genus Berio E. 1970. Diagnosi di nuove specie esotiche di Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 102(1–2):21–29.
Mellinia Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Menada Kozhantschikov, 1937 Synonym of genus  
Mentaxya Geyer, 1837 Genus Geyer C. 1837. Zuträge zur Sammlung Exotischer Schmetterlinge, bestehend in Bekanntmachung einzelner Geschlechter neuer oder seltener Nichteuropäischer Arten. (Fortsetzung des Hübner'schen Werkes). Fünftes Hundert. - — :1–52, figs 401–500.
Meristides Strand, 1909 Genus Strand E. 1909d. Lepidoptera aus Deutsch-Ostafrika, gesammelt von Herrn Oberleutnant Wintgens. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 22:104–121.
Mesembreuxoa Hampson, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Mesoeuxoa Corti, 1932 Synonym of genus  
Mesoligia Boursin, 1965 Genus  
Metagarista Walker, 1854 Genus Walker F. 1854a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 1:i–iv, 1–278.
Metalopha Staudinger, 1891 Genus  
Metappana Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965b. Noctuelles Trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, Biogéographie, Morphologie et Taxonomie (Lep.), suite. Insectes Lépidoptères Noctuidae. Amphipyrinae (part.). - Faune de Madagascar 20(1):i–vi, 285–490; pls. 11–12.
Metaxyja Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Methorasa Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Metlaouia Dumont, 1928 Synonym of genus  
Metopistis Warren, 1913 Genus Warren W. 1913-1926. Eulenartige Nachtfalter. – In: Seitz, A. (Ed.), Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde, 11. Abtheilung. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge des Indo-Australischen Faunengebietes. - — 11:1–511.
Metopoceras Guenée, 1850 Genus  
Metoponia Duponchel, 1845 Synonym of genus  
Metoponrhis Staudinger, 1888 Genus  
Miana Stephens, 1829 Synonym of genus  
Michelliana Laporte, 1976 Genus Laporte B. 1976. Diagnoses de nouveaux genres et de plusiers espèces inédites de Noctuidae trifinae (Lépidoptères) d'Ethiopie (3e note). - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 45(3):131–136.
Micheneria Orfila & Rossi, 1956 Synonym of genus  
Micragrotis Hampson, 1903 Genus Hampson G. F. 1903a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. IV. Noctuidae. - — 4:i–xx, 1–689.
Micraxylia Berio, 1962 Genus Berio E. 1962d. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae africane (Euxoinae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 73:196–208.
Microcoelia Guenée, 1852 Synonym of genus  
Microplexia Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Microsemyra Butler, 1883 Synonym of genus  
Mila Aurivillius, 1892 Synonym of genus Aurivillius C. 1892. Verzeichniss einer von Herrn Fritz Theorin aus Gabon und dem Gebiete des Camerunflusses heimgebrachten Schmetterlings-Sammlung. II. Heterocera. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 13:181–200.
Milichia Snellen, 1899 Unavailable name  
Militagrotis Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Mimasura Hampson, 1910 Genus  
Mimetes Hübner, 1821 Unavailable name  
Mimleucania Hampson, 1909 Genus Hampson G. F. 1909a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VIII. Subfam. Acronyctinae (continued). - — 8:i–xiv, 1–583.
Mionides Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Miracopa Draudt, 1950 Synonym of genus  
Miropalpa Berio, 1956 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1956b. Contribution à l'étude des Noctuidae de Madagascar. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (E) 6:109–140.
Misa Karsch, 1895 Genus Karsch F. 1895b. Aethiopische Heteroceren. II. - Entomologische Nachrichten 21(23–24):361–379, pls. 3–4.
Mithimna Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus Sodoffsky W. 1837. Etymologische Untersuchungen ueber die Gattungsnamen der Schmetterlinge. - Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 10(6):76–97.
Mitrophrys Karsch, 1895 Genus Karsch F. 1895b. Aethiopische Heteroceren. II. - Entomologische Nachrichten 21(23–24):361–379, pls. 3–4.
Monocondica Berio, 1981 Synonym of genus  
Mosara Walker, 1855 Synonym of genus  
Musurgina Jordan, 1921 Genus Jordan K. 1921a. On the replacement of a lost vein in connction with a stridulating organ in a new agaristid moth from Madagascar, with descriptions of two new genera. - Novitates Zoologicae 28:68–74.
Myalila Strand, 1909 Genus Strand E. 1909g. Über einige Schmetterlinge aus Kibwezi in British Ost-Afrika, nebst Bemerkungen über afrikanische Berlade-Arten. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte (75)1(3):367–374.
Myana Swinhoe, 1884 Genus  
Mydrodoxa Butler, 1880 Genus Butler A. G. 1880b. On a collection of Lepidoptera from Madagascar with descriptions of new genera and species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 5(28):333–344; (29): 384–395.
Myrtale Druce, 1891 Synonym of genus  
Mythimna Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus Ochsenheimer F. 1816. Die Schmetterlinge von Europa. - — 4:i–x, 1–226.
Namangana Staudinger, 1888 Genus  
Nebrissa Walker, 1862 Synonym of genus  
Neoborolia Matsumura, 1926 Synonym of genus  
Neocleptria Hampson, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Neocucullia Janse, 1939 Genus Janse A. J. T. 1939a. On the South African Cuculliae (Noctuidae). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 1:78–130, pls. 1–4.
Neolaphygma Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus  
Neoplusia Okano, 1963 Synonym of genus Okano M. 1963. Descriptions of a new species and a new genus of Plusiinae from Japan (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 25(2):91–92.
Neosema Rebel, 1907 Synonym of genus Rebel H. 1907a. Lepidopteren aus Südarabien und von der Insel Sokotra. - Denkschriften der österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 71(2):31–130, pl. 1.
Neostichtis Janse, 1937 Genus Janse A. J. T. 1937–1939. The Moths of South Africa. Volume III. Cymatophoridae, Callidulidae and Noctuidae (Partim). - — 3:i–xv, 1–435, pls. 1–46.
Nesaegocera Kiriakoff, 1974 Genus  
Neuranethes Bethune-Baker, 1911 Genus Bethune-Baker G. T. 1911b. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera from tropical Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):506–542.
Neuria Guenée, 1841 Synonym of genus  
Nevria Agassiz, 1847 Synonym of genus  
Niphosticta Turner, 1936 Unavailable name  
Nocthadena Laporte, 1976 Genus Laporte B. 1976. Diagnoses de nouveaux genres et de plusiers espèces inédites de Noctuidae trifinae (Lépidoptères) d'Ethiopie (3e note). - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 45(3):131–136.
Noctua Linnaeus, 1758 Genus  
Noctua Boisduval, 1829 Unavailable name  
Nonagria Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Nubiothis Beck, 1996 Synonym of genus  
Nudifrons Staudinger, 1897 Synonym of genus Staudinger O. 1898a. Neue Lepidopteren aus Palaestina. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 10 (1897)(2):271–319, pl. 4.
Numeniastes Fletcher D. S., 1963 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1963a. Exploration du Parc National Albert (deuxième série). 1. Geometridae; 2. Noctuidae. - — 15(1):1–70, 14 pls.; 2: 71–155, 14 pls.
Nycterophaeta Smith, 1882 Synonym of genus  
Nyctobrya Boursin, 1957 Synonym of genus  
Nyeanella Viette, 1987 Genus Viette P. 1987a. Noctuelles quadrifides de Madagascar nouvelles ou peu connues, XI (Lep. Noctuidae). - Lambillionea 87(7–8):82–89.
Nyodes Laporte, 1971 Genus Laporte B. 1971. Cinq espèces nouvelles pour l'Afrique de Nyodes nomen novum (Noctuidae Hadeninae). - Entomops 3(20):139–144.
Obana Walker, 1862 Unavailable name  
Ochrocalama Hampson, 1910 Genus  
Ochropleura Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Odontelia Hampson, 1903 Genus  
Odontestra Hampson, 1905 Genus  
Odontoretha Hampson, 1916 Genus Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls. 1–2.
Oederemia Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Oediconia Berio, 1977 Genus Berio E. 1977. Diagnosi di nuovi taxa di Noctuidae del globo (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 81:321–339.
Oediplexia Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Ogygia Hübner, 1821 Unavailable name  
Oligia Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Ommatostolidea Benjamin, 1933 Synonym of genus  
Omphalagria Hampson, 1910 Genus Hampson G. F. 1910d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). IX. Noctuidae. - — 9:i–xiv, 1–552.
Omphalestra Fletcher D. S., 1961 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Omphaletis Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Omphaloceps Hampson, 1901 Genus Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690.
Omphalophana Hampson, 1909 Genus  
Oncotibialis Janse, 1938 Genus  
Oria Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Orosagrotis Hampson, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Ovios Walker, 1855 Genus Walker F. 1855a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part III.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 3:i–iv, 583–775.
Oxira Walker, 1865 Synonym of genus  
Ozarba Walker, 1865 Genus Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706.
Pachycoa Hampson, 1916 Genus Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls. 1–2.
Paida Jordan, 1896 Genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1896. Notes on Heterocera, with descriptions of new genera and species. - Novitates Zoologicae 3(1):21–62.
Pais Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Palaeographa Kljutshko, 1983 Synonym of genus  
Palafrontia Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus  
Panthauma Staudinger, 1892 Synonym of genus  
Paracaroides Kenrick, 1917 Genus Kenrick G. H. 1917. New or little-known Heterocera from Madagascar. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1917:85–101, pls. 1–6.
Paracroria Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Paradigma Krüger, 2005 Genus Krüger M. 2005a. New genera and species of noctuid moths from Lesotho (Lepidoptera, Noctuidea: Noctuidae). - African Entomology 13(1):97–142.
Paraegocera Hampson, 1901 Genus Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690.
Paragrotis Dyar, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Paralophata Bethune-Baker, 1911 Genus Bethune-Baker G. T. 1911b. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera from tropical Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):506–542.
Paraplocia Aurivillius, 1909 Unavailable name Aurivillius C. 1909b. Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera und Heterocera (Pars I) von Madagaskar, den Comoren und den Inseln Ostafrikas. – In: Voeltzkow, A., Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–1905. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse. - — 2(4):309–348, pl. 19.
Pararothia Kiriakoff, 1974 Genus  
Parasoloe Kiriakoff, 1954 Genus Kiriakoff S. G. 1954c. Contributions à l'étude des Lépidoptères hétérocères. (deuxième note). Noctuiformes nouveaux du Congo belge. - Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique 30(29):1–10.
Parastenopterygia Berio, 1956 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1956b. Contribution à l'étude des Noctuidae de Madagascar. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (E) 6:109–140.
Paratuerta Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Parca Saalmüller, 1891 Genus Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls. 7–14.
Pardoxia Vives & Gonzales, 1981 Genus  
Pareuchalcia Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Pareuplexia Warren, 1911 Genus  
Pariambia Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Peltothis Beck, 1996 Synonym of genus  
Pemphigostola Strand, 1909 Genus  
Pentelia Kiriakoff, 1977 Unavailable name Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165.
Peridroma Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Perigea Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Perimagia Strand, 1909 Synonym of genus Strand E. 1909k. Lepidoptera aus Deutsch-Ost-Afrika, gesammelt von Herrn Dr. C. Uhlig. - Internationale Entomologische Zeitschrift, Guben 3:128–130.
Petilampa Aurivillius, 1891 Synonym of genus  
Phalacra Staudinger, 1892 Unavailable name  
Phalerodes Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Pharetra Hübner, 1820 Unavailable name  
Philorgyia Grote, 1896 Synonym of genus  
Philostola Billbery, 1820 Synonym of genus Billberg G. J. 1820. Enumeratio Insectorum in Museo Gust. Joh. Billberg. - — :1–138.
Phleboeis Christoph, 1887 Synonym of genus  
Phlebois Spuler, 1905 Synonym of genus  
Phoperigea Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965i. Descriptions préliminaires de nouveaux genres et espèces de Noctuidae Amphipyrinae malgaches (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 70:85–91.
Photedes Lederer, 1857 Genus  
Phragmatiphila Genus  
Phyllophila Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Pidagrotis Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Pirateolea Moyal et al., 2010 Genus Moyal P., Le Ru B., Conlong D., Cugala D., Defabachew B., Matama-Kauma T., Pallangyo B. & van den Berg J. 2010. Systematics and molecular phylogeny of two African stem borer genera, Sciomesa Tams & Bowden and Carelis Bowden (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 100(6):641–659.
Plataplecta Butler, 1878 Synonym of genus  
Platydasys Butler, 1892 Synonym of genus  
Platysenta Grote, 1874 Synonym of genus  
Pleonectopoda Grote, 1873 Synonym of genus  
Plusia Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Plusiopalpa Holland, 1894 Genus Holland W. J. 1894b. New and undescribed genera and species of West African Noctuidae. - Psyche 7:7–10, 27–34, 36, 47–50, 67–70, 83–90, 109–128, 141–144, pls. 1–5.
Plusiophaes Prout, 1921 Genus Prout A. E. 1921a. New Lepidoptera collected by Mr. T. A. Barns, in East Central Africa. III.– New Noctuidae. - Bulletin of the Hill Museum 1(1):119–138, pl. 17.
Plusiotricha Holland, 1894 Genus Holland W. J. 1894b. New and undescribed genera and species of West African Noctuidae. - Psyche 7:7–10, 27–34, 36, 47–50, 67–70, 83–90, 109–128, 141–144, pls. 1–5.
Pluxilloides Berio, 1944 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1944. Missione biologica Sagan-Omo diretta dal Prof. E. Zavattari. Lepidoptera Agaristidae e Noctuidae. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 23:74–79.
Poecilia Schrank, 1802 Unavailable name  
Poecopa Bowden, 1956 Genus Bowden J. 1956. New species of African stem-boring Agrotidae (Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 47:415–428.
Poeonoma Tams & Bowden, 1953 Genus Tams W. H. T. & Bowden J. 1953. A revision of the African species of Sesamia Guenée and related genera (Agrotidae, Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 43(4):645–678, pls. 1–6.
Polacanthopoda Hampson, 1901 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690.
Polia Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Polymixis Hübner, 1820 Genus  
Polytela Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Polytelodes Hampson, 1905 Genus Hampson G. F. 1905a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. V. Noctuidae. - — 5:i–xvi, 1–634.
Porosagrotis Smith, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Porrotha Gistl, 1848 Synonym of genus  
Powellinia Oberthür, 1912 Genus  
Pradatta Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Pristoceraea Karsch, 1895 Genus  
Procanthia Hampson, 1900 Genus Hampson G. F. 1900c. The moths of South Africa (Part 1). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(3):33–66.
Procrateria Hampson, 1905 Genus Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438.
Procus Agassiz, 1846 Synonym of genus  
Prodenia Guenée, 1852 Synonym of genus  
Prolymnia Hampson, 1911 Genus Hampson G. F. 1911. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):393–445.
Promionides Berio, 1966 Genus Berio E. 1966e. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae Africane e note sinonimiche. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 76:110–136.
Propenistra Berio, 1980 Synonym of genus  
Proschaliphora Hampson, 1901 Genus Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690.
Prospalta Walker, 1858 Genus  
Protoleucania McDunnough, 1937 Synonym of genus  
Protoschinia Hardwick, 1970 Synonym of genus Hardwick D. F. 1970. A generic revision of the North American Heliothidinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). - Memoirs of the entomological Society of Canada 73.
Prototrachea Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965b. Noctuelles Trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, Biogéographie, Morphologie et Taxonomie (Lep.), suite. Insectes Lépidoptères Noctuidae. Amphipyrinae (part.). - Faune de Madagascar 20(1):i–vi, 285–490; pls. 11–12.
Proxenus Herrich-Schäffer, 1850 Synonym of genus  
Psammophila Stephens, 1850 Unavailable name  
Psectraxylia Fletcher D. S., 1961 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Pseudagoma Kiriakoff, 1975 Genus  
Pseudamathes Hampson, 1910 Genus  
Pseudcraspedia Hampson, 1898 Genus Hampson G. F. 1898b. The moths of India. Supplementary paper to the volumes in "The fauna of British India". Part III. - Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 11(4):698–724.
Pseudelaeodes Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965i. Descriptions préliminaires de nouveaux genres et espèces de Noctuidae Amphipyrinae malgaches (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 70:85–91.
Pseudelyptron Berio, 1962 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1962d. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae africane (Euxoinae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 73:196–208.
Pseudepunda Butler, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Pseudochalcia Klyuchko, 1984 Synonym of genus  
Pseudocopicucullia Dumont, 1928 Synonym of genus  
Pseudohadena Alphéraky, 1889 Genus  
Pseudoleucania McDunnough, 1937 Unavailable name  
Pseudonycterophaeta Berio, 1934 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1934. Lepidotteri raccolti dal Prof. L. Cipriani nel Fezzan (1932). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 66(1):124–127.
Pseudopais Bartel, 1903 Genus Bartel M. 1903c. Neue und wenig bekannte Arten und Gattungen der Agaristiden des Kgl. Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin. - Verhandlungen der zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft Wien 53:120–130.
Pseudophyllophila Berio, 1977 Synonym of genus  
Pseudoplusia McDunnough, 1944 Synonym of genus  
Pseudopolia Turati, 1924 Synonym of genus  
Pseudopseustis Hampson, 1910 Genus  
Pseudospiris Butler, 1895 Genus Butler A. G. 1895b. On Lepidoptera recently collected in British East Africa by Mr. G. F. Scott Elliot. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1895:722–742, pls. 42–43.
Pseudotryphia Berio, 1976 Genus Berio E. 1976a. Nuovi generi e specie di Noctuidae dell'Africa equatoriale (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 81:96–123.
Pseudotuerta Kiriakoff, 1977 Genus Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165.
Pseudozarba Warren, 1913 Genus  
Pteraetholix Grote, 1873 Synonym of genus  
Pteronycta Fawcett, 1918 Synonym of genus  
Pudorina Gistl, 1848 Synonym of genus  
Pusillathetis Berio, 1976 Genus Berio E. 1976a. Nuovi generi e specie di Noctuidae dell'Africa equatoriale (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 81:96–123.
Putagrotis Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Quadratala Berio, 1976 Genus Berio E. 1976a. Nuovi generi e specie di Noctuidae dell'Africa equatoriale (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 81:96–123.
Rabila Walker, 1865 Genus  
Radinacra Butler, 1878 Synonym of genus  
Radingoes Poole, 1989 Unavailable name  
Radinogoes Butler, 1886 Synonym of genus  
Raghuva Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus Moore F. 1881a. Description of new genera and species of Asiatic nocturnal Lepidoptera. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1881:326–380.
Ramesodes Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Rancora Smith, 1892 Synonym of genus  
Raphia Hübner, 1921 Genus  
Raphia Agassiz, 1847 Synonym of genus  
Rhabdophana Sodoffsky, 1837 Synonym of genus  
Rhabinopteryx Christoph, 1889 Genus  
Rhizogramma Lederer, 1857 Synonym of genus  
Rhizotype Hampson, 1906 Genus  
Rhodochlaena Hampson, 1906 Genus  
Rhodocleptria Hampson, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Rhodosea Grote, 1883 Synonym of genus  
Rhodotarache Warren, 1914 Synonym of genus Warren W. 1914. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the South African Museum. - Annals of the South African Museum 10(12):467–510, pls. 40–41.
Rhoptrotrichia Butler, 1891 Synonym of genus  
Riadhia Wiltshire, 1961 Genus Wiltshire E. P. 1961b. A new genus, eight new species, seven new forms and notes on the Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Iran. - Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 58(3):608–631.
Rothia Westwood, 1877 Genus Westwood J. O. 1877. A monograph of the lepidopterous genus Castnia and some allied genera. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)1:155–297, 5 pls..
Rougeotia Laporte, 1974 Genus Laporte B. 1974a. Diagnoses de nouveaux genres et de plusieurs espèces inédites de Noctuidae trifides (Lépidoptères) d'Ethiopie. - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 43(6):216–224; (7): 246–251, pls. 1–2.
Rungsianea Viette, 1963 Genus Viette P. 1963a. Noctuelles trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, biogéographie et taxonomie (Lep.). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 131 (1962)(1):1–294; pls. 1–16.
Rusidrina Staudinger, 1892 Synonym of genus  
Saalmuellerana Fletcher & Viette, 1962 Genus  
Saaluncifera Berio, 1966 Genus Berio E. 1966e. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae Africane e note sinonimiche. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 76:110–136.
Salacia Boie, 1839 Unavailable name  
Salacia Boie, 1839 Unavailable name  
Saligena Walker, 1865 Synonym of genus  
Saltia Tams, 1952 Genus Tams W. H. T. 1952. Three new high mountain moths from East Africa (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12) 5(57):869–874.
Schausia Karsch, 1895 Genus Karsch F. 1895b. Aethiopische Heteroceren. II. - Entomologische Nachrichten 21(23–24):361–379, pls. 3–4.
Schausilla Kiriakoff, 1974 Genus  
Schinia Hübner, 1818 Genus  
Sciatta Walker, 1869 Genus Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325–378, pls 5–7.
Sciomesa Tams & Bowden, 1953 Genus Tams W. H. T. & Bowden J. 1953. A revision of the African species of Sesamia Guenée and related genera (Agrotidae, Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 43(4):645–678, pls. 1–6.
Sclereuxoa Berio, 1977 Genus Berio E. 1977. Diagnosi di nuovi taxa di Noctuidae del globo (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 81:321–339.
Scopariopsis Strand, 1909 Genus Strand E. 1909b. Über einige hauptsächlich aus Kamerun stammende afrikanische Heteroceren im Berliner Museum. - Entomologische Rundschau 26(23):140–141, (24): 145.
Scotia Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Scrobigera Jordan, 1896 Genus  
Scythobrya Boursin, 1960 Synonym of genus  
Scythocentropus Speiser, 1902 Genus  
Selenistis Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Semaphora Guenée, 1841 Synonym of genus  
Sematophora Agassiz, 1847 Synonym of genus  
Sergiusia Nye, 1980 Genus  
Sesamia Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Shargacucullia Ronkay & Ronkay, 1992 Genus Ronkay G. & Ronkay L. 1988b. Taxonomic studies on the Palaearctic Cuculliinae, Part IV. The stigmatophora-group (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 80:91–103.
Shensiplusia Chou & Lu, 1974 Synonym of genus  
Sideridis Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Simyra Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Solgaitiana Laporte, 1984 Genus Laporte B. 1984. Noctuidae (Sauf les Plusiinae). – In: Rougeot, P.-C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1976–1982. Fascicule II. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)128:14–41, pls. 1–18.
Somalibrya Berio, 1976 Genus Berio E. 1976a. Nuovi generi e specie di Noctuidae dell'Africa equatoriale (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 81:96–123.
Sommeria Hübner, 1831 Genus Hübner J. 1818–1825. Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge [sic], bestehend in Bekundigung einzelner Fliegmuster neuer oder rarer nichteuropäischer Gattungen. - — :1–32; 1–32; 1–40; 1–48; 1–52, pls. 1–172.
Sophaga Moore, 1881 Synonym of genus  
Speia Tams & Bowden, 1953 Genus Tams W. H. T. & Bowden J. 1953. A revision of the African species of Sesamia Guenée and related genera (Agrotidae, Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 43(4):645–678, pls. 1–6.
Spodoptera Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Stenopterygia Hampson, 1908 Genus  
Stenosoma Turati, 1924 Unavailable name  
Stenosomides Strand, 1942 Synonym of genus  
Stenostigma Warren, 1910 Synonym of genus  
Stigmoplusia Dufay, 1970 Genus Dufay C. 1970a. Insectes Lépidoptères Noctuidae Plusiinae. - Faune de Madagascar 31:1–202; pls. 1–2.
Stilbotis Berio, 1962 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1962d. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae africane (Euxoinae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 73:196–208.
Stomafrontia Hampson, 1905 Genus Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438.
Strepselydna Warren, 1911 Synonym of genus  
Stridova Walker, 1869 Synonym of genus Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325–378, pls 5–7.
Stygiathetis Hampson, 1908 Synonym of genus  
Subacronicta Kozhantschikov, 1950 Synonym of genus  
Subnoctua Berio, 1962 Genus Berio E. 1962d. Descrizione di nuove Noctuidae africane (Euxoinae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 73:196–208.
Syfanoidea Bartel, 1903 Genus Bartel M. 1903c. Neue und wenig bekannte Arten und Gattungen der Agaristiden des Kgl. Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin. - Verhandlungen der zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft Wien 53:120–130.
Syncalama Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Syngrapha Hübner, 1821 Genus  
Synia Duponchel, 1845 Synonym of genus  
Syrrusis Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Syrrusoides Laporte, 1972 Genus Laporte B. 1972a. Nouvelles espèces de noctuelles trifides d'Afrique et de Madagascar (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 77(7–8):237–249.
Taeniopyga Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Tanocryx Viette, 1965 Genus Viette P. 1965i. Descriptions préliminaires de nouveaux genres et espèces de Noctuidae Amphipyrinae malgaches (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 70:85–91.
Tapinostola Lederer, 1857 Synonym of genus  
Tarache Hübner, 1823 Synonym of genus  
Tectorea Berio, 1955 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1956b. Contribution à l'étude des Noctuidae de Madagascar. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (E) 6:109–140.
Tegarpagon Berio, 1955 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1956b. Contribution à l'étude des Noctuidae de Madagascar. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (E) 6:109–140.
Teinoptera Calberla, 1891 Genus Calberla H. 1891. Verzeichniss der von Herrn Dr. Alphons Stübel in Palästina und Syrien gesammelten Lepidopteren, darunter 3 neue Arten. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 4(1):34–52.
Telmia Hübner, 1821 Synonym of genus  
Tetrachela Hampson, 1918 Synonym of genus  
Tetrapyrgia Walker, 1865 Synonym of genus  
Thalatha Walker, 1862 Genus  
Thargelia Püngeler, 1899 Genus  
Thiacidas Walker, 1855 Genus  
Tholeropsis Berio, 1977 Genus Berio E. 1977. Diagnosi di nuovi taxa di Noctuidae del globo (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 81:321–339.
Thysanoplusia Ichinose, 1973 Genus  
Tiliacea Tutt, 1896 Synonym of genus  
Tima Walker, 1858 Unavailable name  
Timaea Saalmüller, 1891 Unavailable name  
Timora Walker, 1856 Genus Walker F. 1856c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IX.– Noctuidae. - — 9:i–iv, 1–252.
Trachea Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Trachea Ochsenheimer, 1916 Genus  
Tracheplexia Janse, 1937 Genus Janse A. J. T. 1937–1939. The Moths of South Africa. Volume III. Cymatophoridae, Callidulidae and Noctuidae (Partim). - — 3:i–xv, 1–435, pls. 1–46.
Triaena Hübner, 1818 Synonym of genus  
Tribunophora Hübner, 1822 Synonym of genus  
Tricholonche Grote, 1896 Synonym of genus  
Trichoplusia McDunnough, 1944 Genus  
Trichorhiza Hampson, 1905 Synonym of genus  
Trichotarache Grote, 1875 Synonym of genus  
Tricraterifrontia Berio, 1940 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1940g. Contributo alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea VI. Eteroceri raccolti dal cap. Richini ad Adi-Abuna (Adua) nel Marzo 1940. - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 72(10):161–165.
Trigeminostola Beck, 1991 Synonym of genus  
Trilophia Turner, 1943 Synonym of genus  
Trisula Moore, 1858 Synonym of genus  
Trisulana Bethune-Baker, 1911 Synonym of genus  
Tritomoceras Berio, 1980 Synonym of genus  
Tschetwerikovia Bundel, 1956 Synonym of genus  
Tuerta Walker, 1869 Genus Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325–378, pls 5–7.
Tuertella Kiriakoff, 1977 Genus Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165.
Tumidifrontia Hampson, 1902 Genus Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
Tunocaria Viette, 1961 Genus Viette P. 1961b. Descriptions préliminaires de nouvelles espèces de noctuelles de Madagascar IV (Lep. Noctuidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 66(1–2):42–54.
Tycomarptes Fletcher D. S., 1961 Genus Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323.
Ulochlaena Lederer, 1857 Genus  
Unca Lhomme, 1929 Synonym of genus  
Uniramodes Berio, 1976 Genus Berio E. 1976a. Nuovi generi e specie di Noctuidae dell'Africa equatoriale (Lepidoptera). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 81:96–123.
Uollega Berio, 1945 Synonym of genus Berio E. 1945. Reperti di nuove Noctuidae dell'Africa orientale. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 24:81–83.
Veymeria Hampson, 1901 Synonym of genus Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690.
Vietteania Rungs, 1956 Genus Rungs Ch. 1956. Contribution à l'étude des Leucania auct. de Madagascar (Lepid., Phalaenidae, Hadenidae). - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (E) 6 (1955):65–108, pls 1–4.
Viminia Chapman, 1890 Synonym of genus  
Vittaplusia Behounek, Ronkay & Ronkay, 2010 Genus Behounek G., Ronkay L. & Ronkay G. 2010. The Witt Catalogue. A taxonomic atlas of the Eurasian and North African Noctuoidea. Plusiinae II. - — :1–280, incl. 39 colour plates.
Vulcanica Berio, 1970 Genus Berio E. 1970. Diagnosi di nuove specie esotiche di Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 102(1–2):21–29.
Weymeria Karsch, 1895 Genus Karsch F. 1895b. Aethiopische Heteroceren. II. - Entomologische Nachrichten 21(23–24):361–379, pls. 3–4.
Xantha Billberg, 1820 Unavailable name  
Xanthia Ochsenheimer, 1816 Genus  
Xanthodes Guenée, 1852 Genus  
Xanthograpta Hampson, 1910 Genus Hampson G. F. 1910e. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). X. Noctuidae. - — 10:i–xix, 1–829.
Xanthospilopteryx Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Xipholeucania Sugi, 1970 Synonym of genus  
Xylomania Hampson, 1905 Synonym of genus  
Xylomyges Guenée, 1852 Synonym of genus  
Xylostola Hampson, 1908 Genus Hampson G. F. 1908b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VII. Subfam. Acronyctinae. - — 7:i–xv, 1–709.
Yigoga Nye, 1975 Synonym of genus  
Yula Bethune-Baker, 1906 Synonym of genus  
Zacthys Viette, 1973 Genus Viette P. 1973f. Nouvelles noctuelles de Madagascar (Lepidoptera). - Nouvelle Revue d'Entomologie (N.S.) 3(3):185–191.