Idaea tahamae Wiltshire, 1983

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Sterrhinae
GENUS Idaea
SPECIES tahamae
AUTHORWiltshire, 1983
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONIdaea tahamae n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Tahima of Hejaz, Buraiman, 08.xii.1955.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide E. P. Wiltshire 270♀, BMNH; Paratypes 3♀, BMNH, NHMB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1983. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Sphingidae, Thyretidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 3). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:293–332.
PAGINATION 299, fig. 3a; pl. 1, fig. 3

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   Hausmann A. 2009c. New and interesting geometrid moths from Dhofar, southern Oman (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 99:111–128. 114
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1983. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Sphingidae, Thyretidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 3). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:293–332. 299
Yemen   Wiltshire E. P. 1983. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Sphingidae, Thyretidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 3). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:293–332. 299

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   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. 78