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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
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Saturniidae
Subfamilia: Saturniinae
Tribus Bunaeini
Genus: Imbrasia
Species: I. afzelii – I. allardi – I. butyrospermi – I. epimethea – I. ertli – I. longicaudata – I. obscura – I. orientalis – I. senegalensis – I. truncata – I. wahlbergi
Name

Imbrasia Hübner, 1819

Type species: Phalaena epimethea Dru Drury, 1773 by monotypy.
Synonymy

Lomelia Duncan & Westwood, 1841
Type species: Phalaena epimethea Dru Drury, 1773 by monotypy
Sculna Wallengren, 1858
Type species: Sculna invenustus Hans Daniel Johan Wallengren, 1858. By original designation and monotypy.

Saturniidae - Imbrasia obscura

Imbrasia obscura – dorsal view

References

Lemaire, C., 1971: Description d’un Imbrasia (Gonimbrasia) nouveau de l’Afrique centrale (Lep. Attacidae). Lambillionea, 70: 65–70.

Imbrasia is a genus of moths belonging to the family Saturniidae first described by Jacob Hübner in 1819. Species of this genus are present in the tropical Africa.
List of selected species

Imbrasia epimethea (Drury, 1822) Cameroon
Imbrasia ertli Rebel, 1904 Zambia
Imbrasia longicaudata (Holland, 1894)
Imbrasia obscura (Butler, 1878) Cameroon
Imbrasia truncata Aurivillius, 1908 Cameroon
Imbrasia vesperina Stoneham, 1962

References

"Imbrasia". National Center for Biotechnology Information.

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