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Species Idaea furciferata - Notch-winged Wave Moth - Hodges#7108

Idaea furciferata - female Idaea furciferata - male 7108 Notched-wing Wave Moth (Idaea furciferata) - Idaea furciferata Notch-winged Wave Moth - Hodges #7108 - Idaea furciferata - male Pug or Geometer - Idaea furciferata - male Please help us to identify this moth. - Idaea furciferata - female #7108 - Idaea furciferata? - Idaea furciferata Idaea furciferata - male
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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 furciferata (Notch-winged Wave Moth - Hodges#7108)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea furciferata (Packard, 1873)
Goniacidalia furciferata Packard, 1873
Phylogenetic sequence # 208675
Forewing length average is 7.1 mm.
Distinct difference in male/female hindwing shape and pattern. Compare on the Moth Photographers Group page linked below.
Pennsylvania and Ohio to New Mexico and Florida. (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)
Adults are most common from April to August. (7)
Print References
Packard, 1873. 5th Report of the Peabody Academy of Science. 68.
Packard, 1876. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories.`10: 312, , pl. 10, fig. 31.