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

Idaea probleta
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)

The adult moths of this species are brown, with faint dark zigzag lines across the wings. The hindwings each have an angled margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Victoria.


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 10-11.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera IV,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 652, No. 21.


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    (written 24 February 2014)