Taxon profile


Opodiphthera Wallengren, 1858

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Saturniidae - emperor moths »  tribus Saturniini

Scientific synonyms

Antheraea auct.
Austrocaligula Cockerell, 1914
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Opodipthera (misspelling) m

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Included taxa

Number of records: 11

species Opodiphthera astrophela (Walker, 1855)
species Opodiphthera carnea (Sonthonnax, 1899)
species Opodiphthera engaea (Turner, 1922)
species Opodiphthera eucalypti (Scott, 1864) - Emperor Gum Moth
species Opodiphthera excavus Lane, 1995
species Opodiphthera fervida Jordan, 1910
species Opodiphthera helena (White, 1843)
species Opodiphthera loranthi (T.P. Lucas, 1891)
species Opodiphthera rhythmica (Turner, 1936)
species Opodiphthera saccopoea (Turner, 1924)
species Opodiphthera sulphurea Lane & Naumann, 2003

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [d1447dcf-7b86-42bb-8cf8-e300ca7a256f]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Opodiphthera Wallengren, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 5 February 2014

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