Idaea dimidiata, Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Idaea dimidiata, Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Idaea dimidiata (Hufnagel, 1767)


Idaea dimidiata is a moth of the family Geometridae on the island of Crete, Greece.

Scientific name

Idaea dimidiata (Hufnagel, 1767)

Phalaena dimidiata (Hufnagel, 1767)

Idaea scutulata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Idaea scutata (Fabricius, 1787)

Geometra scutularia (Hübner, 1799)

Idaea delictata (Prout, 1913)

Idaea roseata (Turati, 1913)

Idaea antiaurica (Wehrli, 1931)

Idaea tauricola (Wehrli, 1934)

Common name

Single-dotted Wave


Superfamily: Geometroidea > Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Sterrhinae > Tribus: Sterrhini > Genus: Idaea


15-19 mm


The moth can be found in deciduous and mixed forests, scrub, gardens and parks.

Food plant

The larva is polyphagous and feeds on a variety of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants.

Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Lepiforum e. V.

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Lepidoptera Mundi

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