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Species Idaea basinta - Red-and-white Wave - Hodges#7110

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Sterrhinae
Tribe Sterrhini
Genus Idaea
Species basinta (Red-and-white Wave - Hodges#7110)
Hodges Number
7110
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea basinta (Schaus, 1901)
Eois basinta Schaus, 1901
syn. Euphenolia pallimedia Grossbeck, 1908
Phylogenetic sequence # 208725
Numbers
There are more than 27 Idaea species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 10-15 mm.
Identification
Adult: forewing white with broad reddish bands in basal and terminal areas; fringe yellowish; hindwing white with broad reddish terminal band.
Range
Arizona to Texas. (1)
Season
Adults are most common from July to September. (1)
Print References
Schaus, W. 1901. New species of Geometridae from tropical America, Part 2. Trans. American Ent. Soc. 27: 258