Amerila Walker, 1855

FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
AUTHORWalker, 1855
STATUSGenus
PUBLICATIONWalker 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.
PAGINATION 725
COMMENTSType species: Sphinx astreus Drury, 1773. By subsequent designation by Hampson (1900: 60).

Genus Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
Amblythyris Mabille, 1879 Synonym of genus
Canopus Walker, 1855 Unavailable name
Euthoracia Hulstaert, 1923 Synonym of genus
Gastrochrysia Kiriakoff, 1954 Synonym of genus
Phryganeomorpha Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus

Species

NAME AUTHOR STATUS PUBLICATION
accra (Strand, 1919) Species Strand E. 1919b. Arctiidae: Subfam. Arctiinae. – In: Wagner, H. (Ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus. Pars 22. - — 22:1–416.
affinis Camera (Rothschild, 1910) Species Rothschild W. 1910b. Descriptions of new species of Arctianae in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:172–188.
aldabrensis (Fryer, 1912) Species Fryer J. C. F. 1912. The Lepidoptera of Seychelles and Aldabra, exclusive of the Orneodidae and Pterophoridae and of the Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)15(Zool.)(1):1–28; pl. 1.
androfusca Camera (Pinhey, 1952) Species Pinhey E. C. G. 1952. Notes on Odonata and Lepidoptera made on a collectiong trip in Uganda with descriptions of two new Arctiidae (Lep.) from Tanganyika and Kenya. - The Entomologist 88:169–176; pl. 2.
bauri Camera Möschler, 1884 Species Möschler H. B. 1884. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-fauna des Kaffernlandes. - Verhandlungen der zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft Wien 33(1883):267–310, pl. 16.
bipartita Camera (Rothschild, 1910) Species Rothschild W. 1910b. Descriptions of new species of Arctianae in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:172–188.
bipartitoides Camera Häuser & Boppré, 1997 Subspecies Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44.
brunnea (Hampson, 1901) Subspecies 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.
brunnea Camera (Hampson, 1901) Species 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.
bubo Camera (Walker, 1855) Species 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.
carneola (Hampson, 1916) Species Hampson G. F. 1916c. Descriptions of new species of the family Arctiadae in the British Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 23(2):230–240.
castanea (Hampson, 1911) Species 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.
catinca Camera Häuser & Boppré, 1997 Species Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44.
femina (Berio, 1935) Species Berio E. 1935c. Nuove Arctiidae d'Africa del Museo di Genova. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 59:26–27.
fennia (Druce, 1887) Species Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668–686, pl. 55.
fuscivena Camera (Hampson, 1916) Species Hampson G. F. 1916c. Descriptions of new species of the family Arctiadae in the British Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 23(2):230–240.
howardi Camera (Pinhey, 1956) Species Pinhey E. C. G. 1955. Some new species of Lepidoptera from eastern Africa. - Occasional papers of the Coryndon Memorial Museum 4:14.
invidua (Bethune-Baker, 1925) Subspecies Bethune-Baker G. T. 1925. On the scent-sacks in the genus Rhodogastria. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1925(1–2):321–328.
kiellandi Camera Häuser & Boppré, 1997 Species Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44.
leucoptera (Hampson, 1901) Species 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.
lineolata Camera (Kiriakoff, 1954) Species Kiriakoff S. G. 1954g. Hétérocères nouveaux ou peu connus du Katanga. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 50(1–2):169–188, pls. 1–2.
lupia Camera (Druce, 1887) Species Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668–686, pl. 55.
luteibarba (Hampson, 1901) Species 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.
madagascariensis Camera (Boisduval, 1847) Species Boisduval J. B. A. 1847. Catalogue des Lépidoptères recueillis par M. Delegorgue pendant les années 1838–1844 à Port Natal, au pays des Amazoulous et dans la contrée de Massilicatzi. – In: Delegorgue A. (ed.), Voyage dans l'Afrique australe 1838–1844. - — 2:585–602.
magnifica Camera (Rothschild, 1910) Species Rothschild W. 1910b. Descriptions of new species of Arctianae in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:172–188.
makadara Camera Häuser & Boppré, 1997 Species Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44.
mauritia Camera (Cramer, 1781) Subspecies Cramer P. 1780–1782. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 4(25–34):1–252, pls. 289–396.
metasarca (Hampson, 1911) Synonym of species 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.
mulleri Camera Häuser & Boppré, 1997 Species Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44.
nigricornis (Debauche, 1938) Synonym of species Debauche H. R. 1938b. Amatidae et Lithosiidae nouveaux ou peu connus. - Bulletin du Muséum royal d'Histoire naturelle de Belgique 14(9):1–21.
nigrivenosa (Grünberg, 1910) Species Grünberg K. 1910b. Eine Lepidopteren-Ausbeute von Kiwu-See. - Societas Entomologica 24:145–148.
nigroapicalis Camera (Aurivillius, 1900) Species Aurivillius C. 1900a. Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika 5. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 20 (1899):233–258.
nivaria Weymer, 1892 Synonym of species Weymer G. W. 1892. Exotische Lepidopteren VI. Aus dem Afrikanischen Faunagebiet. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 53(4–5):79–125.
niveivitrea Camera (Bartel, 1903) Species Bartel M. 1903a. Neue aethiopische Arctiidae der Sammlung des Kgl. Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 16:170–214.
pallens (Bethune-Baker, 1925) Synonym of species Bethune-Baker G. T. 1925. On the scent-sacks in the genus Rhodogastria. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1925(1–2):321–328.
pannosa (Grünberg, 1908) Synonym of species Grünberg K. 1908. Neue Lepidopteren aus Uganda. - Sitzungsberichten der Gesellschaft der naturforschende Freunde Berlin 1908:50–62, pls. 2–4.
phaedra Camera Weymer, 1892 Species Weymer G. W. 1892. Exotische Lepidopteren VI. Aus dem Afrikanischen Faunagebiet. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 53(4–5):79–125.
puella (Fabricius, 1793) Species Fabricius J. C. 1793. Entomologia systematica emendata et aucta. Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. - — 3(1):i–iv, 1–487.
puella (Fabricius, 1793) Subspecies Fabricius J. C. 1793. Entomologia systematica emendata et aucta. Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. - — 3(1):i–iv, 1–487.
radama Camera (Mabille, 1879) Synonym of species Mabille P. 1879c. Lepidoptera Madagascariensia; species novae. - Bulletin de la Société Philomathique (7) 3:132–144.
roseomarginata Camera (Rothschild, 1910) Species Rothschild W. 1910b. Descriptions of new species of Arctianae in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:172–188.
rothi (Rothschild, 1910) Species Rothschild W. 1910a. Catalogue of the Arctianae in the Tring Museum, with notes and descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:1–85, 113–171.
rubondoi Camera Häuser & Boppré, 1997 Subspecies Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44.
rufifemur Camera (Walker, 1855) Species 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.
saalmuelleri Camera (Rothschild, 1911) Subspecies Rothschild W. 1911b. A new Madagascar Arctiid. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(44):235.
sanguinota (Strand, 1911) Synonym of species Strand E. 1911k. Neue Gattungen und Arten afrikanischer Heterocera (Lep.). - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911:584–590.
sarconota (Hampson, 1911) Synonym of species 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.
shimbaensis Camera Häuser & Boppré, 1997 Species Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44.
subleucoptera (Strand, 1911) Synonym of species Strand E. 1911p. Sphingidae aus Deutsch-Ostafrika, gesammelt von Herrn Dr. Reuss. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911:649–653.
subvitrea (Bartel, 1903) Synonym of subspecies Bartel M. 1903a. Neue aethiopische Arctiidae der Sammlung des Kgl. Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 16:170–214.
syntomina Camera (Butler, 1878) Subspecies 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.
syntomina Camera (Butler, 1878) Species 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.
thermochroa Camera (Hampson, 1916) Species Hampson G. F. 1916c. Descriptions of new species of the family Arctiadae in the British Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 23(2):230–240.
uniformis (Berio, 1935) Synonym of subspecies Berio E. 1935c. Nuove Arctiidae d'Africa del Museo di Genova. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 59:26–27.
vidua Camera (Cramer, 1780) Subspecies Cramer P. 1779–1780. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 3(17–24):1–176, pls. 193–288.
vidua Camera (Cramer, 1780) Species Cramer P. 1779–1780. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 3(17–24):1–176, pls. 193–288.
vitraea (Wiltshire, 1980) Unavailable name Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. – In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179–240.
vitrea Plötz, 1880 Subspecies Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41:76–88, 298—307.
vitrea Camera Plötz, 1880 Species Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41:76–88, 298—307.
vitripennis (Blanchard, 1849) Synonym of species Blanchard A. 1849. In: d'Orbigny C. D., Dictionnaire universel d'Histoire naturelle. Atlas Zoologie, II. Insectes Lépidoptères. - — Atlas 2:1–22, pls 1–88.