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
Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Idaea

Single-dotted Wave - Idaea dimidiata Moth - Idaea celtima Idaea dimidiata Red-Bordered Wave Moth - Idaea demissaria small yellow and red moth - Idaea scintillularia Single-dotted Wave - Idaea dimidiata Moth to porch light  - Idaea demissaria Geometroidea ? - Idaea bonifata
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idaea Treitschke, 1825
Hyriogona Warren, 1900
Numbers
There are more than 27 species of Idaea in America north of Mexico.
There are 4 species in Canada. CBIF)
Range
Represented from coast to coast in North America; some species are holarctic.
Internet References
pinned adult images of the 4 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)