List of Nomenclatural Acts and Taxonomical Acts
on Saturniidae and Brahmaeidae
by P
AUKSTADT & PAUKSTADT (& et al.)

Remarks: the publications are listed in systematic order, and the titles are cited in its original language


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Genus Imbrasia Hübner, 1819 ("1816")
Imbrasia (Gonimbrasia) Butler, 1878 comb. rev.
remarks: former status Gonimbrasia Butler, 1878; cf. Bouyer (1999), who treated Gonimbrasia as a genus being distinct to Imbrasia Hübner, 1819 ("1816").
publication: Paukstadt, U., Brosch, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (2000): Preliminary Checklist of the Names of the Worldwide Genus Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816") (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Part I. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 9: p. 31.

Imbrasia (Nudaurelia) W. Rothschild, 1895 comb. rev.
remarks: former status Nudaurelia W. Rothschild, 1895. cf. Bouyer (1999), who treated Gonimbrasia as a genus being distinct to Imbrasia Hübner, 1819 ("1816").
publication: Paukstadt, U., Brosch, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (2000): Preliminary Checklist of the Names of the Worldwide Genus Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816") (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Part I. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 9: p. 31.



Genus Actias Leach in Leach & Nodder, 1815
Actias groenendaeli Roepke, 1954 stat. nov.
remarks: former status Actias maenas groenendaeli Roepke, 1954; cf. Roepke (1954), who described groenendaeli as a new subspecies of Actias maenas Doubleday, 1847.
publication: Paukstadt, U., & Paukstadt, L. H. (1992): Beschreibung des bisher unbekannten Männchens von Actias groenendaeli Roepke 1954 n. stat., von Flores, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Essen), 102 (11): p. 193.

Actias groenendaeli acutapex Kishida, 2000 syn. nov.
remarks: new synonym of Actias groenendaeli Roepke, 1954.
publication: Paukstadt, U., & Paukstadt, L. H. (2001): Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Variabilität bei Actias groenendaeli Roepke, 1954 von den Kleinen Sundainseln, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg), 17 (3): pp. 143-150; 5 b/w-figs. (11 line drawings).

Actias eberti Rougeot, 1969 stat. nov.
remarks: former status Actias selene eberti Rougeot, 1969; cf. Rougeot (1969), who described eberti as a new subspecies of Actias selene (Hübner, 1806).
publication: Paukstadt, U., & Paukstadt, L. H. (1999): Actias selene taprobanis n. subsp., eine neue Saturniide von Sri Lanka und Südindien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 6: pp. 60, 61.



Genus Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816")
Antheraea (Antheraea) imperator Watson, 1913 stat. rev.
former status: junior synonymy of helferi Moore, 1859.
publication: Paukstadt, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (2000): Taxonomische Änderngen in der helferi-Gruppe der Gattung Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816") von Jawa, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 7: pp. 50, 51-52.

Antheraea (Antheraea) rosieri imeldae Nässig & Treadaway, 1998 syn. nov.
remarks: new junior synonym of rosieri Toxopeus, 1940.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Brosch, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (2000): Preliminary Checklist of the Names of the Worldwide Genus Antheraea, 1819 ("1816") (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Part I. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 9: p. 17.

Antheraea (Antheraea) frithi javanensis Bouvier, 1928 lectotype designation
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Brosch, U. (1999): Anmerkungen zu einigen der von Bouvier beschriebenen Taxa der Gattung Antheraea Hübner, [1819] 1816 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 6: pp. 4, 6, 8.

Antheraea (Antheraea) mindoroensis Brosch & U. Paukstadt in U. Paukstadt & Brosch, 1996 stat. rev.
former status: subspecies of larissa (Westwood, 1847).
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Brosch, U. (2000): Taxonomische Änderungen bei den Taxa des Antheraea-larissa-Komplexes (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Stuttgart); 110 (3): p. 71.

Antheraea (Antheraea) mindoroensis philippirissa Treadaway & Nässig, 1997 stat. nov.
former status: subspecies of larissa (Westwood, 1847).
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Brosch, U. (2000): Taxonomische Änderungen bei den Taxa des Antheraea-larissa-Komplexes (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Stuttgart); 110 (3): p. 71.

Antheraea (Antheraea) mindoroensis philippirissa Treadaway & Nässig, 1997 syn. nov.
remarks: new junior synonym of mindoroensis Brosch & U. Paukstadt in U. Paukstadt & Brosch, 1996.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Brosch, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (2000): Preliminary Checklist of the Names of the Worldwide Genus Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816") (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Part I. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 9: pp. 15-16.

Antheraea (Antheraea) platessa ornata Bouvier, 1929 stat. nov.
former status: subspecies of raffrayi Bouvier, 1928.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Naumann, S. (2000): Die Taxa der Gattung Antheraea Hübner, [1819] 1816, von der Insel Bali, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Stuttgart); 110 (2): pp. 55, 56.

Antheraea (Antheraea) larissa ridlyi Moore, 1892 stat. rev., stat. nov.
former status: junior synonym of larissa (Westwood, 1847).
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Brosch, U. (2000): Taxonomische Änderungen bei den Taxa des Antheraea-larissa-Komplexes (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Stuttgart); 110 (3): p. 71.

Antheraea (Antheraea) sergestus Westwood, 1881 stat. rev.
remarks: new junior synonym of yamamai (Guérin-Méneville, 1861).
publication: Paukstadt, U., Brosch, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (2000): Preliminary Checklist of the Names of the Worldwide Genus Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816") (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Part I. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 9: p. 19.

Antheraea (Antheraea) sumatrana Niepelt, 1926 stat. rev.
former status: junior synonym of gschwandneri Niepelt, 1918.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Brosch, U. (2000): Taxonomische Änderungen und Anmerkungen zu den Taxa der Gattung Antheraea Hübner, [1819] von Sumatera, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Essen); 108 (8): pp. 317, 320.

Antheraea (Antheraea) frithi tonkinensis Bouvier, 1936 lectotype designation
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Brosch, U. (1999): Anmerkungen zu einigen der von Bouvier beschriebenen Taxa der Gattung Antheraea Hübner, [1819] 1816 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nüürnberg); Supplement 6: pp. 4, [9], 10.

Antheraea (Antheraea) yunnanensis Chu & Wang, 1993 syn. nov.
remarks: new junior synonym of platessa ornata Bouvier, 1929.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Naumann, S. (2000): Die Taxa der Gattung Antheraea Hübner, [1819] 1816, von der Insel Bali, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Stuttgart); 110 (2): pp. 55, 56.

Antheraea (Antheraea) yunnanensis Chu & Wang, 1993 stat. nov., stat. rev.
remarks: considered being a species inquirenda.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Brosch, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (2000): Preliminary Checklist of the Names of the Worldwide Genus Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816") (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Part I. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 9: p. 23.

Antheraea (Antheraeopsis) mezops Bryk, 1944 stat. rev., stat. nov.
former status: junior synonym of assamensis (Helfer, 1837).
publication: Paukstadt, U., Brosch, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (1999): Taxonomische Anmerkungen zu Antheraea (Antheraeopsis) mezops Bryk, 1944, (rev. stat.), von Myanmar und Vietnam, sowie die Beschreibung des unbekannten Weibchens (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Stuttgart); 109 (11): pp. 450, 451.

Antheraea (Antheraeopsis) brunnea van Eecke, 1922 stat. rev.
remarks: placed into synonymy of youngi Watson, 1915.
publication: Paukstadt, U., & Paukstadt, L. H. (2001): Beschreibung der Präimaginalstadien von Antheraea (Antheraeopsis) youngi Watson, 1915 von Jawa, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 10: pp. 17-33, col.-pl. with 11 figs., 3 b/w-pls. with 8 figs.



Genus Archaeoattacus 1819 ("1816")
Archaeoattacus edwardsii malayanus (Kurosawa & Kishida, 1985 ("1984")) syn. nov.
remarks: new synonym of Archaeoattacus edwardsii (White, 1859).
publication: Brosch, U., Naumann, S., Paukstadt, L. H., Paukstadt, U., Tcherniak, I. & Beeke, M. (1999): Anmerkungen zur Brahmaeiden- und Saturniidenfauna (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea) von Laos und Kambodscha. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 6: pp. 34, 39.



Genus Cricula Walker, 1855
Cricula cameronensis U. Paukstadt & L. H. Paukstadt, 1998 stat. rev.
former status: subspecies of Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837).
publication: Paukstadt, U., & Paukstadt, L. H. (2001): Beitrag zum taxonomischen Status einiger Taxa der Gattung Cricula Walker, 1855 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 10: pp. 53-55.



Genus Loepa Moore, 1859
Loepa oberthuri Leech, 1890 lectotype designation
publication: Brosch, U., Naumann, S., Paukstadt, L. H., Paukstadt, U., Tcherniak, I. & Beeke, M. (1999): Anmerkungen zur Brahmaeiden- und Saturniidenfauna (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea) von Laos und Kambodscha. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 6: pp. 34, 46.



Genus Opodiphthera Wallengren, 1858
Opodiphthera (Opodiphthera) Wallengren, 1858 comb. nov.
remarks: the taxa of the genus Opodiphthera were placed to the subgenus Opodiphthera due to similar genitalia structures within the Saturniinae of the Papuanian fauna.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Suhardjono, Y. R. (2003): Opodiphthera (N.) aruensis sp. nov. and O. (N.) sahulensis sp. nov., zwei neue Saturniiden vom Aru Archipel, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg), Supplement 14: pp. 10-21; 10 b/w-figs., col.-pl. with 3 figs.

Opodiphthera (Syntherata) Maassen, 1873 comb. nov.
remarks: the genus Syntherata was lowered in subgeneric rank to the genus Opodiphthera due to similar genitalia structures within the Saturniinae of the Papuanian fauna.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Suhardjono, Y. R. (2003): Opodiphthera (N.) aruensis sp. nov. and O. (N.) sahulensis sp. nov., zwei neue Saturniiden vom Aru Archipel, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg), Supplement 14: pp. 10-21; 10 b/w-figs., col.-pl. with 3 figs.

Opodiphthera (Pararhodia) Cockerell, 1914 comb. nov.
remarks: the genus Pararhodia was lowered in subgeneric rank to the genus Opodiphthera due to similar genitalia structures within the Saturniinae of the Papuanian fauna.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Suhardjono, Y. R. (2003): Opodiphthera (N.) aruensis sp. nov. and O. (N.) sahulensis sp. nov., zwei neue Saturniiden vom Aru Archipel, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg), Supplement 14: pp. 10-21; 10 b/w-figs., col.-pl. with 3 figs.

Opodiphthera (Neodiphthera) Fletcher in Fletcher & Nye, 1982 comb. nov.
remarks: the genus Neodiphthera was lowered in subgeneric rank to the genus Opodiphthera due to similar genitalia structures within the Saturniinae of the Papuanian fauna.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Suhardjono, Y. R. (2003): Opodiphthera (N.) aruensis sp. nov. and O. (N.) sahulensis sp. nov., zwei neue Saturniiden vom Aru Archipel, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg), Supplement 14: pp. 10-21; 10 b/w-figs., col.-pl. with 3 figs.



Genus Samia Walker, 1855
Samia insularis vandenberghi (Watson, 1915) lectotype designation
publication: Paukstadt, U., Peigler, R. S. & Paukstadt, L. H. (1993): Samia yayukae n. sp., eine neue Saturniidae (Lepidoptera) von Flores, Indonesia. - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Essen); 103 (13): pp. 229, 234-235.



Genus Saturnia Schrank, 1802
Saturnia (Rinaca) microcaligula Nässig, 1994 syn. nov.
remarks: new junior synonym of Saturnia (Rinaca) cachara (Moore, 1872). publication: Brosch, U., Naumann, S., Paukstadt, L. H., Paukstadt, U., Tcherniak, I. & Beeke, M. (1999): Anmerkungen zur Brahmaeiden- und Saturniidenfauna (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea) von Laos und Kambodscha. - galathea - Berichte des Kreises Nürnberger Entomologen eV (Nürnberg); Supplement 6: pp. 34, 46.




Family Brahmaeidae Swinhoe, 1892

Genus Brahmaea Walker, 1855
Brahmaea (Brahmophthalma) ardjoeno (Kalis, 1934) stat. nov.
remarks: former status Brahmaea (Brahmophthalma) hearseyi ardjoeno Butler, 1878; cf. Nässig & Paukstadt (1990), who placed the populations from the island of Sumatera to ardjoeno and in subspecific rank to hearseyi.
publication: Paukstadt, U., Paukstadt, L. H. & Brosch, U. (2000): Anmerkungen zum taxonomischen Status von Brahmaea (Brahmophthalma) ardjoeno (Kalis, 1934) (stat. nov.) sowie zur geographischen Verbreitung der Taxa der hearseyi-Gruppe in Asien (Lepidoptera: Brahmaeidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Stuttgart), 110 (1) 26.I.2000): pp. 5-9; 8 figs.

Genus Brahmophthalma Mell in Seitz, 1928
Brahmophthalma japonica (Butler, 1873) stat. rev.
remarks: former status Brahmophthalma wallichii japonica (Gray, 1831).
publication: Nässig, W. A. & Paukstadt, U. (1990): The Brahmaeidae of Sumatra. - Heterocera Sumatrana (Göttingen), Vol. 6: pp. 120.


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