Taxon profile


carpenter moths
Cossidae Leach, 1815

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


Cossus cossus - Goat Moth

Cossus cossus - Goat Moth

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Included taxa

Number of records: 22

subfamily Cossinae Leach, 1815
subfamily Zeuzerinae Boisduval, 1828
subfamily Catoptinae Yakovlev, 2009
subfamily Cossulinae
subfamily Hypoptinae Neumögen & Dyar, 1894
subfamily Mehariinae Yakovlev, 2011
subfamily Metarbelinae
subfamily Politzariellinae Yakovlev, 2011
subfamily Pseudocossinae Heppner, 1984
subfamily Ratardinae
subfamily Stygiinae Yakovlev, 2011

Unplaced taxa

genus Archaeoses Turner, 1932 inc.sed.
genus Biocellata Davis, Gentili-Poole & Mitter, 2008
genus Charmoses Turner, 1932 inc.sed.
genus Eusthenica Turner, 1916 inc.sed.
genus Garuda Yakovlev, 2004
genus Ptilomacra Walker, 1855 inc.sed.
genus Simplicivalva Davis, Gentili-Poole & Mitter, 2008
genus Spinulata Davis, Gentili-Poole & Mitter, 2008

Fossil taxa

genus Adelopsyche Cockerell, 1926 inc.sed.
genus Gurnetia Cockerell, 1921 inc.sed.
genus Kleopathra Martins-Neto, 1998

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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inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

extinct taxon