Idaea (moth)

Idaea, sometimes called Hyriogona (among other synonyms), is a large genus of geometer moths. It was erected by Georg Friedrich Treitschke in 1825. They are found nearly worldwide, with many native to the Mediterranean, the African savannas, and the deserts of western Asia.[1][2]

Idaea
Idaea aversata.jpg
Idaea aversata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Tribe: Sterrhini
Genus: Idaea
Treitschke, 1825
Synonyms
  • Andragrupos Hampson, 1891
  • Ania Stephens, 1831
  • Anteois Warren, 1900
  • Argyroscelia Warren, 1907
  • Aphrogeneia Gumppenberg, 1890
  • Brachyprota Warren, 1897
  • Cacorista Warren, 1899
  • Carphoxera Riley, 1891
  • Cysteophora Hulst, 1900
  • Deinopygia Warren, 1904
  • Euphenolia Grossbeck, 1907
  • Hemipogon Warren, 1897
  • Hirthestes Dognin, 1914
  • Hyriogona Warren, 1900
  • Janarda Moore, 1888
  • Limeria Staudinger, 1892
  • Leptacme Warren, 1897
  • Lobura Warren, 1906
  • Lophophleps Hampson, 1891
  • Lophosis Hulst, 1896
  • Mnesterodes Meyrick, 1889
  • Neochrysa Warren, 1900
  • Omopera Warren, 1906
  • Pareupithex Warren, 1907
  • Pogonogya Warren, 1900
  • Polygraphodes Warren, 1897
  • Prospasta Warren, 1900
  • Ptenopoda Hulst, 1896
  • Ptychopoda Curtis, 1826
  • Pyctis Hübner, 1825
  • Pythodora Meyrick, 1886
  • Schematorhages Warren, 1905
  • Sterrha Hübner, 1825
  • Strophoptila Warren, 1897
  • Synomila Hulst, 1896
  • Thysanotricha Warren, 1903
  • Xenocentris Meyrick, 1889
  • Zeuctoneura Warren, 1895

As of 2013, there were about 680 species in the genus.[1]

SpeciesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Choi, S. W. & Kim, S. S. (2013). "Six new records of Idaea Treitschke (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Sterrhinae) from Korea". Entomological Research. 43 (1): 27-33.
  2. ^ Savela, Markku. "Idaea Treitschke, 1825". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved May 31, 2019.