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Earias biplaga-6x12mm(fem.).jpg
Earias biplaga
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nolidae
Subfamily: Eariadinae
Genus: Earias
Hübner, 1825
Type species
*Earias clorana (Linnaeus, 1761)
  • Aphusia Walker, 1858
  • Digba Walker, 1862
  • Earis Stephens, 1834
  • Sinciana Strand, 1915

Earias is a genus of moth in the monotypic subfamily Eariadinae of the family Nolidae. Species are found throughout European, Asian and Australian continents.


Palpi upturned and second joint reaching vertex of head. Third joint porrect and varying in length. Antennae minutely ciliated in male. Fore wings with veins 3 to 5 from near angle of cell, vein 6 from upper angle, and veins 7 to 9 stalked. Hind wings with veins 3 and 4 stalked, vein 5 absent, veins 6 and 7 from upper angle and vein 8 from center of cell.[1]


Some species of this genus are:


  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-ii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]