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Species Idaea scintillularia - Diminutive Wave Moth - Hodges#7105

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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 scintillularia (Diminutive Wave Moth - Hodges#7105)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea scintillularia Hulst, 1888 (George Duryea Hulst, 1846 - 1901, American, Biodiversity Heritage Library, French Wikipedia)
Explanation of Names
From Latin scintill emits sparks, sparkl(ing) (1).
wingspan 11 mm (guide photo, MPG)
June-August (Maryland)
Print References
Borror, entry for scintill (1)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.