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Species Idaea asceta - Hodges#7117.1

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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 asceta (Idaea asceta - Hodges#7117.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea asceta (Prout, 1910) (1)
Ptychopoda asceta Prout, 1910 (1)
Determined by Charles V. Covell Jr. (2)
Southern Texas to Argentina.
March, June to September. (2)
Charles V. Covell Jr. discovered this to be new to the North American fauna after a visit to the Natural History Museum of London in 1987. He recognized the unknown Texas specimens in the United States National Museum as a match for Ptychopoda asceta. (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New genera and species of African Geometridae
L. B. Prout. 1910. Novitates Zoologicae 22: 310.
2. Idaea asceta (Prout) Geometridae: Sterrhinae from Texas, new to the North American fauna
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2012. News of the Lepidopterists' Society 53(3): 79.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group