Idaea pilosata (Warren, 1898)
(previously known as Ptychopoda pilosata)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are brown, with a pale zigzag band across each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

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

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New species and genera of the families Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Old-World Regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 5 (1898), p. 21, No. 43.


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    (written 10 January 2013)