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Species Idaea minuta - Hodges#7101

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 minuta (Idaea minuta - Hodges#7101)
Hodges Number
7101
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea minuta (Schaus, 1901)
syn. Ptychopoda curtaria Warren, 1904 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 208500
Numbers
Idaea has more than 27 species in America north of Mexico.
Range
Southeastern United States to the Antilles
Lepbarcoding.org has records from Arizona. (linked below)
Season
Records from May to December with August and Sepember the peak.
Food
Larval host is unknown.
Print References
Becker, V.O., Miller, S.E. 2002. The large moths of Guana Island, British Virgin Islands: A survey of efficient colonizers. (Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Noctuidae, Arctiidae, Geometridae, Hyblaeidae, Cossidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society.. 56: 40, figs. 176-177. (1)
Schaus, W. 1901. New species of Geometridae from tropical America. Part I. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 27: 193
Warren, M.A., 1904. New American Thyrididae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae. Novitates Zoologicae. 11: 40
Works Cited
1.The large moths of Guana Island, British Virgin. Islands: A survey of efficient colonizers. (Sphingidae, Notodontidae, ...
Vitor O. Becker, Scott E. Miller. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 56(1): 9-44 .