A new genus, Sabzia Wanke & Rajaei, gen. n., is described based on the Iranian species Phorodesma grami- naria Kollar, 1850, which in recent taxonomy was combined with the genus Xenochlorodes Warren, 1897. Moreover, Xenochlorodes albicostaria Brandt, 1938, syn. n. is synonymized with Sabzia graminaria (Kollar, 1850), comb. n. The new genus is established based on external and internal characters ... [Show full abstract] of the adult specimens. Morpho- logical traits including wing pattern, wing venation and male and female genitalia are described and illustrated.