Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Idaea asceta - Hodges#7117.1

Moth - Idaea asceta Idaea asceta - Hodges #7117.1 - Idaea asceta Hodges #7117.1 - Idaea asceta Idaea asceta Idaea asceta Idaea asceta 7117.1 – Idaea asceta - Idaea asceta Idaea asceta
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 asceta (Idaea asceta - Hodges#7117.1)
Hodges Number
7117.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea asceta (Prout, 1910) (1)
Ptychopoda asceta Prout, 1910 (1)
Identification
Determined by Charles V. Covell Jr. (2)
Range
Southern Texas to Argentina.
Arizona(?)
Season
March, June to September. (2)
Remarks
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