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

Isturgia is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.


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]



  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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