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



Species Idaea microphysa - Hodges#7104

7104  - Idaea microphysa Moth A 4.29.19 - Idaea microphysa - male - female
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 microphysa (Idaea microphysa - Hodges#7104)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea microphysa (Hulst, 1896)
Eois microphysa Hulst, 1896 (1)
Wingspan 12-14 mm.
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to be Georgia and Florida to Texas. (3)
Moth Photographers Group has records from Florida to California.
The flight period appears to be April to September.
Heppner (2003) reported the host was unknown. (3)
Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1896. Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 305. (1)
Hulst, G.D., 1900. New species of Lepidoptera. Geometeridae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 8: 217.
Works Cited
1.Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species
George D. Hulst. 1896. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 245-386.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group