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Genus Idaea

Idaea occidentaria? - Idaea occidentaria Dot-lined Wave Moth - Hodges #7122 - Idaea tacturata Moth - Idaea demissaria Idaea Idaea violacearia Idaea kendallaria Idaea Idaea Demissaria H#7114 - Idaea demissaria
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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.
See Also
This genus of small-sized moths has a few members that are somewhat similar to Sigela in the family Erebidae.
Internet References
pinned adult images of the 4 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)