Idaea illustrior (Wiltshire, 1952)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Sterrhinae
GENUS Idaea
SPECIES illustrior
AUTHOR(Wiltshire, 1952)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSterrha illustrior sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Buraiman, 08.xii.1944, leg. A. R. Waterston.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH: Allotype ♀, BMNH; 3 Paratypes ♂, ♀. BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTDoes not belong to Idaea or Sterrhinae (see Hausmann et al. 2016: 75).
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1952a. Lepidoptera recently taken in Arabia. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 36:135–174, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 166–167, fig. 2; pl. 1, fig. 1

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Djibouti   Hausmann A., Stadie D. & Fiebig R. 2016. Family Geometridae Leach, [1815]. – In: Hacker H. (Ed.), Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea, Zygaenoidea, Thyridoidea and Hyblaeoidea of the Arabia Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepidoptera). - Esperiana 20:61–138. 75
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1985b. New Heterocera from Oman (with a revised list of the moths known from the Musandam Peninsula). - Journal of Oman Studies 7:39–48. 43
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1952a. Lepidoptera recently taken in Arabia. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 36:135–174, pl. 1. 167
Sudan   Hausmann A., Stadie D. & Fiebig R. 2016. Family Geometridae Leach, [1815]. – In: Hacker H. (Ed.), Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea, Zygaenoidea, Thyridoidea and Hyblaeoidea of the Arabia Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepidoptera). - Esperiana 20:61–138. 75
Yemen   Hausmann A. 1999. Geometrid moth species from Yemen (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Esperiana 7:283–305, pls. 1–5. 289

Notes:  Palaearctic: Israel.

Host Plants

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