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Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Noctuoidea

Familia: Erebidae
Subfamilia: Arctiinae
Tribus: Arctiini
Subtribus: Callimorphina
Genus: Dodia
Species: D. albertae – D. diaphana – D. kononenkoi – D. maja – D. sazonovi – D. sikhotensis – D. tarandus – D. transbaikalensis – D. verticalis

Dodia Dyar, 1901

Type species: Dodia albertae Dyar, 1901

Hyalocoa Hampson, 1901


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Lafontaine, J.D. & Troubridge, J.T., 1999: Two new species of Arctiidae (Lepidoptera) from the Yukon Territory, Canada. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia 96: 89–93.
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Rekelj, J. & M. Cesanek, 2009: Dodia maja sp. n., a new tiger moth from the Magadan territory, Russia (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 55 (3): 275–282. Full article: [1]
Schmidt, B.C.; Macaulay, D. 2009: A new species of Dodia Dyar (Noctuidae, Arctiinae) from central Canada. In: Schmidt, B.C.; Lafontaine, J.D. (eds) Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths. ZooKeys, 9: 79–88. Abstract PDF
Tshistjakov, Yu.A., 1988: Tiger moths of the genus Dodia Dyar, 1901 (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) of the fauna of the USSR]. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie. Revue d’Entomologie de l’URSS 67 (3): 632–643 (in Russian).
Tshistjakov, Y.A. & Lafontaine, J.D., 1984: A review of the genus Dodia Dyar (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) with description of a new species from Eastern Siberia and Northern Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 116: 1549–1556, Ottawa.
Witt, T.J. & Ronkay, L. (Eds.) 2011. Noctuidae Europaeae. Volume 13. Lymantriinae and Arctiinae, including phylogeny and check list of the quadrifid Noctuoidea of Europe. Entomological Press, Sorø, 448 pp. ISBN 978-87-89430-18-8. Reference page.

Dodia is a genus of woolly bear moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Harrison Gray Dyar Jr. in 1901. The moths are found in subarctic tundra and taiga ecosystems. They belong to the subtribe Callimorphina of tribe Arctiini.[1]

Like most of their closest relatives, they are mid-sized moths (a few cm/around 1 inch wingspan) which may be active all day, but avoid direct sunlight. Unlike many of the Callimorphina, they are inconspicuous and coloured a somewhat translucent grey-brown and without bold markings. They have the typical slender body shape of other species of their subtribe, and they resemble, at a casual glance, certain larentiine geometer moths (Geometridae), e.g. the Operophterini, rather than the more typical Callimorphina. Like in the former, flightless females are known to occur in Dodia.[2]

Long held to contain only two species, several more have been discovered and described since the 1980s. Consequently, it is quite possible that further species await discovery. As of 2009, the known species are:[3]

Dodia albertae Dyar, 1901
Dodia diaphana (Eversmann, 1848)
Dodia kononenkoi Tshistjakov & Lafontaine, 1984
Dodia maja Rekelj & Česanek, 2009
Dodia sazonovi Dubatolov, 1990
Dodia tarandus Schmidt et Macaulay, 2009
Dodia transbaikalensis Tshistjakov, 1988 (sometimes in D. kononenkoi)
Dodia verticalis Lafontaine & Troubridge, [2000] 1999


Rekelj & Česanek (2009), and see references in Haaramo (2010)
Rekelj & Česanek (2009)

Pitkin & Jenkins (2004), Rekelj & Česanek (2009), and see references in Haaramo (2010)


Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul (November 5, 2004). "Dodia Dyar, 1901". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
Rekelj, J. & Česanek, M. (2009). "Dodia maja sp. n., a new tiger moth from the Magadan territory, Russia (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae)". Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae. 55 (3): 275–282.
Savela, Markku. "Dodia Dyar, 1901". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved August 21, 2019.

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