Idaea tacturata

Dot-lined Wave

Idaea tacturata, Dot-lined Wave photo from Louisiana

Family: Geometridae

Subfamily: Sterrhinae


Idaea is a speciose genus found in most regions of the world.

Idaea tacturata larvae feed on various clovers (Trifolium spp.).

Photo data: 26 July 2019. At lights. Pitkin, Vernon Parish, Louisiana. At the BugGuide annual gathering.

GPS data: 30.9430, -93.0488. Elevation 63 meters.

A congener pictured on this site is Idaea subfervens.