Idaea punctatissima (Warren, 1901)
(previously known as Ptychopoda punctatissima)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

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

The species has been found in :

  • the Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Oriental and Palaearctic Regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 8 (1901), p. 25, No. 12.


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    (written 10 January 2013)