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Tethea or (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order LEPIDOPTERA
  • Suborder
  • Superfamily DREPANOIDEA
  • Family DREPANIDAE
  • Subfamily THYATIRINAE
  • Genus Tethea

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CITATION
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R. & O’Connor, J.P. 2006. An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeograghical Society and the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=9126
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
RecordedRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current name
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R., O'Connor, J.P. 2006, An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeographical Society,
Bradley, J.D. 2000, Checklist of Lepidoptera recorded from the British Isles. Second Edition (revised). Published privately , ,
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing,
Skinner, B, 1998, The Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles, , Viking Press,
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing,
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
Heath (1992) states that the differences described by Turner in naming or hibernica are insufficient to support sub-specific status for the Irish population. He also rejects scotica Tutt, 1927 on the same grounds.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2006

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