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Species Idaea pervertipennis - Hodges#7107

Idaea pervertipennis - Hodges #7107 - Idaea pervertipennis moth - Idaea pervertipennis Red-Bordered Wave - Idaea pervertipennis Idaea pervertipennis
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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 pervertipennis (Idaea pervertipennis - Hodges#7107)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea pervertipennis (Hulst, 1900)
Cysteophora pervertipennis Hulst 1900
Wingspan about 11 mm.
Hulst (1900) original description as Cysteophora pervertipennis is available online in the print references below. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported the range as Georgia and Florida to Texas. (2), (3), (4), (5)
Holotype collected in Palm Beach, Florida.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Heppner (2003) reported adults in January, March to April, August, December from Florida. (5)
Heppner (2003) listed the larval host as unknown. (5)
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hulst, G.D. 1900. New species of Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8: 215, (1)