Idaea subfervens

Sterrhine Moth

Idaea subfervens, Sterrhine Moth, photo from French Guiana

Family: Geometridae

Subfamily: Sterrhinae


Idaea is a speciose genus found in the Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, and Palearctic zones.

Idaea subfervens ranges from southern Mexico to southern Peru. French Guiana appears to be at the easternmost edge of its range.

Photo data: 31 May 2011. Camp Patawa, Roura, French Guiana.

GPS data: 4.5447, -52.1530. Elevation 202 meters above sea level.