Idia (moth)

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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Herminiinae
Genus: Idia
Hübner, 1813

Idia is a genus of litter moths of the Erebidae family.[1][2][3]


Palpi sickle-shaped and slender, where the second joint reaching above vertex of head. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled. Tibia hairless. Fore wings with round apex. Hind wings with vein 5 from lower angle of cell.[4]


Unpublished species[edit]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Markku Savela (December 15, 2001). "Idia genus". Retrieved 2009-03-04. 
  4. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-iii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Idia at