Idaea wittmeri Wiltshire, 1982

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Sterrhinae
GENUS Idaea
SPECIES wittmeri
AUTHORWiltshire, 1982
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONIdaea wittmeri n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Wadi Talham, 27–28.ix.1980, leg. W. Büttiker.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, NHMB; Paratypes 4♀, genitalia slide E. P. Wiltshire 78♀, NHMB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331.
PAGINATION 284–286, fig. 9a; pl. 1, fig. 9

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   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. 80
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331. 286
Yemen   Hausmann A. 1999. Geometrid moth species from Yemen (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Esperiana 7:283–305, pls. 1–5. 290

Notes:  Palaearctic: Israel, Jordan.

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. 81