Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1878 by Arthur Gardiner Butler
Explanation of Names
Probably from Greek olke (ολκη)- "a drawing, pulling, trailing" + Clostera, a genus of Prominent Moths, Notodontidae, where this genus was originally placed. Clostera is from Greek Kloster (κλωστηρ)- "spindle".
lists three species: angelica, indistincta, and seraphica.