Idaea crinipes (Warren, 1897)
(previously known as Ptychopoda crinipes)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Idaea crinipes
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with arcs of darker spots across and around the edges of each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Idaea crinipes
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New genera and species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
    Volume 4 (1897), p. 224, No. 83.


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    (written 10 January 2013)