LARENTIINAE in Australia
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Don Herbison-Evans
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Stella Crossley

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There is still much taxonomy to do in this subfamily. For example, some taxonomists are of the opinion that the name of the large genus Chrysolarentia (Butler, 1882) is a junior synonym of Euphyia (Hübner, 1825), but here we adhere to the nomenclature of the "Checklist of Australian Lepidoptera".

Some notable species of the 271 Australian named species in LARENTIINAE are :

Acodia pauper
Aepylopha thalassia

Anachloris subochraria : Golden Grass Carpet
Anachloris tofocolorata : Sandstone Carpet
Anachloris uncinata : Hook-winged Carpet

Anomocentris capnoxutha
Anomocentris crystallota
Anomocentris trissodesma : Tented Carpet

Antimimistis attenuata

Aplocera plagiata : St. John's Wort Inchworm

Aponotoreas dascia : Dascia Carpet
Aponotoreas epicrossa : Chequered Carpet
Aponotoreas petrodes : Grey-lined Carpet

Austrocidaria erasta : Green Carpet

Chaetolopha decipiens
Chaetolopha emporias : Small Forest Carpet
Chaetolopha leucophragma : Forest Carpet
Chaetolopha niphosticha : Dark Forest Carpet
Chaetolopha oxyntis : Triangle Forest Carpet
Chaetolopha pseudooxyntis

Chloroclystis approximata : Plumed or Cherry Looper
Chloroclystis catastreptes : Green and Brown Carpet
Chloroclystis cissocosma
Chloroclystis elaeopa
Chloroclystis filata : Filata Moth
Chloroclystis insigillata : Insigillated Carpet
Chloroclystis metallospora
Chloroclystis mniochroa
Chloroclystis pallidiplaga
Chloroclystis plinthochyta
Chloroclystis testulata : Pome Looper

Chrysolarentia actinipha : Sharp-angled Carpet
Chrysolarentia adornata : Adorned Carpet
Chrysolarentia aglaodes : Kosciuszko Carpet
Chrysolarentia aprepta : Brown Carpet
Chrysolarentia arachnitis : Small Finely-lined Carpet
Chrysolarentia argocyma : White-waved Carpet
Chrysolarentia bertha
Chrysolarentia bichromata : Two-toned Carpet
Chrysolarentia cataphaea : Plain Mountain Carpet
Chrysolarentia chrysocyma : Small Radiating Carpet
Chrysolarentia conifasciata : Broad-banded Carpet
Chrysolarentia correlata : Yellow Carpet
Chrysolarentia cryeropa : Tan Carpet
Chrysolarentia cydalima : Glorious Carpet
Chrysolarentia decisaria : Grassland Looper
Chrysolarentia epicteta : Lorne Carpet
Chrysolarentia euclidiata : Euclidean Carpet
Chrysolarentia euphileta : Well-loved Carpet
Chrysolarentia gypsomela : Gypsum Carpet
Chrysolarentia hedylepta : Bright Carpet
Chrysolarentia heliacaria : Heliacaria Carpet
Chrysolarentia heteroleuca : White-patched Carpet
Chrysolarentia imperviata : Elusive Carpet
Chrysolarentia insulsata : Insipid Carpet
Chrysolarentia interruptata : Boxed Carpet
Chrysolarentia leptophrica : Rippled Carpet
Chrysolarentia leucophanes : Pale-tipped Carpet
Chrysolarentia leucozona : White-zoned Carpet
Chrysolarentia lucidulata : Lucid Carpet
Chrysolarentia mecynata : Mecynata Carpet
Chrysolarentia melanchlaena : Dark-cloaked Carpet
Chrysolarentia microcyma : Finely-marked Carpet
Chrysolarentia nephodes : High-country Carpet
Chrysolarentia opipara : Sumptuous Carpet
Chrysolarentia orthropis : Plain Carpet
Chrysolarentia oxygona : Clear-lined Carpet
Chrysolarentia panochra : Pale Carpet
Chrysolarentia pantoea : Variable Carpet
Chrysolarentia perialla : Perialla Carpet
Chrysolarentia perornata : Ornate Carpet
Chrysolarentia persimilis : Similar Carpet
Chrysolarentia phaedra : Elegant Carpet
Chrysolarentia phaeoxutha : Dark Carpet
Chrysolarentia phaulophanes : Dark Carpet
Chrysolarentia plagiocausta : Black-lined Carpet
Chrysolarentia plesia : Plesia Carpet
Chrysolarentia poliophasma : Grey Carpet
Chrysolarentia polycarpa : Large Radiating Carpet
Chrysolarentia polyxantha : Yellow Carpet
Chrysolarentia ptochopis : Three-barred Carpet
Chrysolarentia rhynchota : Rhynchota Carpet
Chrysolarentia severata : Finely-lined Carpet
Chrysolarentia squamulata : Scaled Carpet
Chrysolarentia stereozona : Medium Radiating Carpet
Chrysolarentia subrectaria : Straight-lined Carpet
Chrysolarentia symphona : Harmonious Carpet
Chrysolarentia tacera : Tacera Carpet
Chrysolarentia tristis : Gloomy Carpet
Chrysolarentia trygodes : Variable Carpet
Chrysolarentia vicissata : Vicissata Carpet

  • Cleptocosmia mutabilis

    Collix ghosha
    Collix multifilata

    Crasilogia gressitti

  • Cretheis cymatodes

    Eccymatoge callizona : White-spotted Carpet
    Eccymatoge fulvida
    Eccymatoge morphna : Morphna Carpet

    Ecnomophlebia argyrospila

    Ellopia cumularia

    Epicyme rubropunctaria : Red-spotted Delicate

  • Episteira protima

    Epyaxa agelasta : Coastal Epyaxa
    Epyaxa hyperythra : Banded Epyaxa
    Epyaxa metoporina : Plain Epyaxa
    Epyaxa pyrrhobaphes : Rippled Epyaxa
    Epyaxa sodaliata : Sodaliata Moth
    Epyaxa subidaria : Subidaria Moth

  • Eremodorea haplopsara

  • Eriopithex recensitaria

    Eucymatoge peplodes : peplodes Carpet
    Eucymatoge scotodes : Scotodes Carpet

    Eupithecia aphanes
    Eupithecia costalis

    Gymnoscelis delocyma
    Gymnoscelis derogata
    Gymnoscelis kennii
    Gymnoscelis lophopus
    Gymnoscelis spodias
    Gymnoscelis species

  • Heterochasta conglobata

    Horisme mortuata : Funereal Carpet
    Horisme plagiographa : Oblique-lined Carpet

    Hypycnopa delotis : Grey Carpet

    Larentia apotoma : Winter Carpet
    Larentia oribates : Yellow-patched Carpet

    Melitulias discophora : Four-banded Carpet
    Melitulias glandulata : Golden-disc Carpet
    Melitulias graphicata : Mask Carpet
    Melitulias leucographa : White-marked Carpet
    Melitulias oriadelpha : High-country Carpet

  • Mesoptila compsodes

    Microdes diplodonta : Double-toothed Carpet
    Microdes melanocausta : Black-patch Carpet
    Microdes oriochares : Mountaineers Carpet
    Microdes squamulata : Dark-grey Carpet
    Microdes villosata : Distorted Carpet

  • Micrulia tenuilinea

  • Minoa aedaea

    Mnesiloba eupitheciata : Montane Carpet

  • Notoreas aethalopa

  • Papuanticlea horia

    Phrissogonus laticostata : Apple Looper

    Poecilasthena anthodes : Orange-grounded Delicate
    Poecilasthena balioloma : Stitched Delicate
    Poecilasthena cisseres : Ivy-green Delicate
    Poecilasthena euphylla : Olive Delicate
    Poecilasthena fragilis : Fragile Delicate
    Poecilasthena pellucida : Pale Delicate
    Poecilasthena pisicolor
    Poecilasthena pulchraria : Australian Cranberry Moth
    Poecilasthena sthenommata
    Poecilasthena thalassias : Sea-blue Delicate
    Poecilasthena urarcha : Broad-pointed Delicate
    Poecilasthena xylocyma

    Polyclysta hypogrammata

    Sauris lichenias
    Sauris malaca
    Sauris melanosterna
    Sauris plumipes

    Scotocyma albinotata
    Scotocyma rutilimixta

    Symmimetis muscosa
    Symmimetis sylvatica

    Tephroclystia melanolopha

    Tympanota perophora : Podocarpus Moth

    Visiana brujata : Brujata Carpet
    Visiana excentrata : Brown-caped Carpet

    Xanthorhoe anaspila : Dark-patch Carpet
    Xanthorhoe anthracinata : Black-barred Carpet
    Xanthorhoe emmelopis
    Xanthorhoe percrassata : Broad-barred Carpet
    Xanthorhoe strumosata : Strumosata Carpet
    Xanthorhoe vacuaria : Vacuaria Carpet
    Xanthorhoe xanthospila : Yellow-spotted Carpet
    Xanthorhoe xerodes : Xerodes Carpet

    Ziridava rufinigra
    Ziridava xylinaria : Indistinct Carpet

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    (updated 12 February 2012, 4 November 2018)