Ephestris melaxantha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Tribe: Arctiini
Subtribe: Pericopina
Walker, 1869

The Pericopina is a subtribe of tiger moths in the Erebidae family.


The subtribe was previously classified as the Pericopinae subfamily of the Arctiidae family.

Selected Genera

The following genera are included in the subtribe.[1]


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