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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
Subfamilie: Agliinae
Genus: Aglia
Species: A. homora - A. ingens - A. japonica – A. sinjaevi – A. tau – A. vanschaycki


Aglia Ochsenheimer, 1810

Type species: Phalaena Bombyx tau Linnaeus, 1758, by monotypy

Phalaena Bombyx tau Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 497
Naumann, S., Brosch, U. & Nässig, W.A. 2003. A catalogue and annotated checklist of the subfamily Agliinae Packard, 1893 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). 1. Review of the Aglia species with description of a new taxon from Sichuan, China. Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo 24(4): 173–182. Full article zobodat (PDF). Reference page.
Brechlin, R. 2015. Two new species in the genus Aglia Ochsenheimer, 1810 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae; Agliinae) Entomo-satsphingia 8(1): 20–25. Reference page.

Aglia is a genus of moths in the family Saturniidae first described by Ochsenheimer in 1810. It is the only genus in the subfamily Agliinae.[1][2]


Aglia tau (Linnaeus, 1758)
Aglia ingens Naumann, 2003
Aglia japonica Leech, 1889
Aglia homora Jordan (in Seitz), 1911
Aglia sinjaevi Brechlin, 2015[3]
Aglia spaniolissima Gómez-Bustillo, 1980
Aglia vanschaycki Brechlin, 2015[3]


Rougerie, R. & Collective of iBOL Saturniidae expert taxonomists (2009). "Online list of valid and available names of the Saturniidae of the World". Lepidoptera Barcode of Life. Retrieved January 12, 2017.
Savela, Markku. "Aglia Ochsenheimer, 1810". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
Brechlin R. (2015). "Two new species in the genus Aglia Ochsenheimer, 1810 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae; Agliinae)". Entomo-Satsphingia. 8(1): 20-25.

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