Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of Lepidoptera-Noctuidae

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L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz

Epizeuxis Hübner

Camptylochila Stephens, Idia Hübner.

Adults. Reniform defined; orbicular defined. Hindwings exhibiting vein 5. Vein 5 of the hindwings strong; arising nearer to vein 4 than to vein 6; parallel with vein 4.

British representation. 2 species (probably adventive: 2 North American species, represented in British lists by mid-Nineteenth Century records). Status in Britain alien (represented by unconfirmed mid-19th Century records). E. (Idia) aemula, E. (Idia) lubricalis.


Illustrations. • Epizeuxis (Idia) lubricalis (Twin-striped Tabby): Stephens IV, 1834 (as Camptylocheila bistrigalis, probably alien).

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Cite this publication as: ‘Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2003 onwards. Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of Lepidoptera-Noctuidae. Version: 8th June 2016.’.