Taxon profile


carpenter moths
Cossidae Leach, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  superfamily Cossoidea


Zeuzera pyrina - Leopard Moth

Zeuzera pyrina - Leopard Moth

Author: Josef Dvořák

Cossus cossus - Goat Moth

Cossus cossus - Goat Moth

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Cossus cossus - Goat Moth

Cossus cossus - Goat Moth

Author: Josef Dvořák

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

subfamily Cossinae Leach, 1815
subfamily Zeuzerinae
subfamily Cossulinae
subfamily Hypoptinae
subfamily Metarbelinae
subfamily Ratardinae

Cossidae incertae sedis

genus Adelopsyche Cockerell, 1926
genus Archaeoses Turner, 1932
genus Brevicyttara Fletcher in Fletcher & Nye, 1982
genus Charmoses Turner, 1932
genus Eusthenica Turner, 1916
genus Gurnetia Cockerell, 1921
genus Patoptoformis Yakovlev, 2006
genus Ptilomacra Walker, 1855

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [7bfd191b-8e27-4c45-bade-4978be0f9413]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cossidae]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2014
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Cossidae]

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