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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Hyblaeoidea

Familia: Hyblaeidae
Genus: Hyblaea
Species: H. aureola – H. esakii – H. maldivesa – H. puera – H. vasa
Name

Hyblaea Fabricius, 1793

Type species: Noctua saga Fabricius, 1787 (= Phalaena pueta Cramer, 1777)
Synonyms

Aenigma Strecker, 1876 (preocc. Newman, 1836 (Coleoptera), Koch, 1846)
Nychophila Billberg, 1820

References

Buchsbaum, U., de Freina, J.J. & Chen, M.Y. 2012. Hyblaea aureola sp. n. from South Thailand (Lepidoptera, Hyblaeidae) — Studies in Hyblaeidae 2. Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo N.F. 32(3-4): 177-179. Reference page.
Fischer, H. & de Freina, J.J., 2012: Hyblaea maldivesa sp. n., eine neue Art von der Malediveninsel Asdhoo im Nordmale-Atoll (Lepidoptera: Hyblaeoidea, Hyblaeidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo NF 33 (1): 17–20.
Sugi, S. 1958a. A new species of Hyblaea from Japan. Tinea 4(2): 268-271. Reference page.

Hyblaea is a genus of moths of the family Hyblaeidae first described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1793.
Description

Head very small. Palpi porrect (extending forward) and rostriform (beak shaped). Antennae minutely ciliated in male. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled. Tibia clothed with long hairs and spineless. Forewings with costa arched near base, with lobed inner margin. The cell open. Veins 6 to 9 arise from close to angle of cell. Hindwings with open cell. Vein 8 anastomosing with vein 7 to near middle of cell.[1]
Taxonomy

The genus consists of the following species:[2]

Hyblaea amboinae
Hyblaea asava
Hyblaea aterrima
Hyblaea bohemani
Hyblaea canisigna
Hyblaea castanea
Hyblaea catocaloides
Hyblaea constellata
Hyblaea cruenta
Hyblaea dilatata
Hyblaea erycinoides
Hyblaea esakii
Hyblaea euryzona
Hyblaea firmamentum
Hyblaea flavifasciata
Hyblaea flavipicta
Hyblaea fontainei
Hyblaea fortissima
Hyblaea genuina
Hyblaea hypocyanea
Hyblaea ibidias
Hyblaea inferna
Hyblaea insulsa
Hyblaea junctura
Hyblaea madagascariensis
Hyblaea occidentalium
Hyblaea paulianii
Hyblaea puera
Hyblaea rosacea
Hyblaea sanguinea
Hyblaea saturata
Hyblaea strigulata
Hyblaea subcaerulea
Hyblaea synaema
Hyblaea tenebrionis
Hyblaea tenuis
Hyblaea tortricoides
Hyblaea triplagiata
Hyblaea vasa
Hyblaea vitiensis
Hyblaea xanthia

References
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Hampson, G. F. (1894). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume II. Taylor and Francis – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Catalogue of Life: 2009 Annual Checklist[permanent dead link]

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