Phragmatobia is a genus of moths in the subfamily Arctiinae described by Stephens in 1828. Many tiger-moth species of small and medium size were described within this genus. However, only a few are related to the type species.

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Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Subtribe: Spilosomina
Genus: Phragmatobia
Stephens, 1828
Type species
Phalaena fuliginosa


All other species were separated into different genera, or still remain in Phragmatobia and wait for reviewers:


  • Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.
  • Savela, Markku. "Phragmatobia Stephens, 1828". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 1, 2018.