White-edged Wave
S1, ventral
Tree-ring Moth
S1, Male, dorsal
Flecked Wave (Idaea philocosma)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Sterrhinae)
Species: Flecked Wave (Idaea philocosma)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~4mm long, wingspan ~16mm. Our only specimen in October escaped after 1 photo.

Copyright © 2018-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Oct-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.