Idalus maesi

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Idalus maesi
Idalus maesi faustinoi female dorsal view.jpg
Idalus maesi faustinoi Female, dorsal view
Idalus maesi faustinoi female ventral view.jpg
Idalus maesi faustinoi Female, ventral view
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Idalus
Species: I. maesi
Binomial name
Idalus maesi
Laguerre, 2006

Idalus maesi is a moth in the family Erebidae. It is found in Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras.[1] The habitat consists of cloud forests at altitudes between 1,444 and 2,133 meters.

Idalus maesi faustinoi Male, dorsal view
Idalus maesi faustinoi Male, ventral view


  • Idalus maesi maesi (Nicaragua)
  • Idalus maesi faustinoi Espinoza, 2013 (Guatemala, Honduras)


  1. ^ Espinoza, B.A. ; D.H. Janzen ; W. Hallwachs & J.B. Sullivan, 2013: Description of a new species and subspecies of Idalus Walker from Costa Rica, Honduras and Guatemala (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini). ZooKeys 264: 71-84. Abstract and full article: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.264.4403