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Cladus: Unikonta
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Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
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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: Herminiinae
Genus: Idia
Species: I. aemula – I. americalis – I. calvaria – I. concisa – I. denticulalis – I. diminuendis – I. forbesii – I. gopheri – I. immaculalis – I. julia – I. laurentii – I. laurentina – I. lubricalis – I. majoralis – I. occidentalis – I. parvulalis – I. rotundalis – I. scobialis – I. substigmata – I. suffusalis – I. terrebralis – I. undulilinea

Idia Hübner, 1813

Type species: Noctua calvaria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775

Epizeuxis Hübner, 1818
Camptylochila Stephens, 1834
Helia Duponchel, 1845; 214 (preocc.)
Campylochila Agassiz, [1847]; 63 (unjust emend.)
Helia Guenée, 1854; in Boisduval & Guenée (preocc.)
Pseudaglossa Grote, 1874
Zenomia Dognin, 1914


Krüger, M., 2005: New genera and species of noctuid moths from Lesotho (Lepidoptera : Noctuoidea : Noctuidae). African Entomology 13 (1): 97–142.
Lafontaine, J.D. & Schmidt, B.C. 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. Zookeys 40: 1–239. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.40.414 Reference page.

Idia is a genus of litter moths of the family Erebidae first described by Jacob Hübner in 1813.[2][3][4]

1 Description
2 Species
3 Unpublished species
4 References


Palpi sickle shaped and slender, where the second joint reaching above vertex of head. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled. Tibia hairless. Forewings with round apex. Hindwings with vein 5 from lower angle of cell.[5]

Based on Lepidoptera and Some other Life Forms:[6]

Idia aemula Hübner, 1813 – common idia moth, powdered snout moth or waved tabby moth
Idia americalis Guenée, 1854 – American idia moth or American snout moth
Idia calvaria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Idia denticulalis (Harvey, 1875) – toothed idia moth
Idia diminuendis Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 – orange-spotted idia moth
Idia forbesii French, 1894 – Forbes' idia moth
Idia gopheri J. B. Smith, 1899 – tortoise commensal noctuid moth
Idia immaculalis (Hulst, 1886) – immaculate idia moth
Idia julia Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 – Julia's idia moth
Idia laurentii J. B. Smith, 1893 – Laurentine idia moth
Idia lubricalis Geyer, 1832 – glossy black idia moth
Idia majoralis J. B. Smith, 1895 – greater idia moth
Idia occidentalis (Smith, 1884)
Idia parvulalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1911
Idia rotundalis Walker, 1866 – chocolate idia moth, rotund idia moth
Idia scobialis Grote, 1880 – smoky idia moth
Idia suffusalis J. B. Smith, 1899
Idia terrebralis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912

Unpublished species

Idia concisa Forbes, 1954 or Idia sp. nr. aemula – pale-winged idia moth


Savela, Markku (July 5, 2019). "Idia Hübner, [1813]". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 28, 2020.
Lafontaine, Donald; Schmidt, Christian (19 Mar 2010). "Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico". ZooKeys. 40: 26. doi:10.3897/zookeys.40.414.
Zahiri, Reza; et al. (2011). "Molecular phylogenetics of Erebidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea)". Systematic Entomology. 37: 102–124. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00607.x.
Savela, Markku. "Idia Hübner, [1813]". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
Hampson, G. F. (1895). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume III. Taylor and Francis – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Savela, Markku. "Idia Hübner, [1813]". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved July 31, 2018.

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