Idaea dasypus (Turner, 1908)
(previously known as Xenocentris dasypus)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are reddish brown, with vague dark zigzag lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: IV,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 640, No. 2.


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    (written 10 January 2013)