Josia

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Josia
Notodontidae - Josia trabeata .JPG
Josia trabeata. Mounted specimen
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Notodontidae
Subfamily: Dioptinae
Tribe: Josiini
Genus: Josia
Hübner, [1819]
Synonyms
  • Phalcidon Walker, 1854
  • Phalcidona Walker, [1865]

Josia is a genus of moths of the Notodontidae family.

Species[edit]

This genus consists of the following species:

[1]

Pupa of a Josia species in Ecuador

Josia lativitta Walker, 1869 is only known from an illustration and discussions in the historical literature. Miller (2009) was unable to locate the holotype. He suggests that it may be a synonym of Josia ligula.

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