The identity of Bombyx jesuita Fabricius, 1775 (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae, Dioptinae, Josiini)




Lepidoptera, Notodontidae, Dioptinae, Josiini, Josia, Lyces, Passiflora, hostplant, synonyms, new combination, Neotropical


The identity of Bombyx jesuita Fabricius, 1775, is established and assigned to Josia Hübner, [1819] as J. jesuita (Fabricius, 1775), comb. nov., senior synonym of Bombyx fulvia Cramer, 1779, syn. nov., J. ligula Hübner, [1808], syn. nov. and J. tenuivitta Butler, 1878, syn. nov. Lyces fulvia (Hübner, [1822]), stat. rev. (= Josia aurimutua Walker, 1854, syn. nov.), is reinstated.


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How to Cite

Becker, V. O. (2024). The identity of Bombyx jesuita Fabricius, 1775 (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae, Dioptinae, Josiini). SHILAP Revista De lepidopterología, 52(205), 5–8.




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