Isturgia

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Isturgia
Geometridae - Isturgia arenacearia.JPG
Isturgia arenacearia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Tribe: Macariini
Genus: Isturgia
Hübner, [1823]
Synonyms
  • Histurgia Agassiz, 1847
  • Enconista Lederer, 1853
  • Tephrina Guenée, [1845]
  • Bichroma Gumppenberg, 1887

Isturgia is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.

Description[edit]

Palpi hairy and reaching beyond the frons. Hind tibia not dilated. Wings with evenly curved outer margin. Fore wings of male usually with fovea. Vein 3 from angle of cell. Vein 7 to 9 stalked from upper angle and vein 10 absent. Vein 11 usually free. Hind wings with vein 3 from angle of cell. In the typical section of male has the branches of antennae very short.[1]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-iii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]

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