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Superfamily Geometroidea - Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths

Unknown Inchworm Red-fringed Emerald - Hodges#7046 - Nemoria bistriaria maybe Canadian Melanolophia - Melanolophia canadaria 06620 - Melanolophia canadaria Chickweed Geometer - Haematopis grataria Linden Looper - SK - Erannis tiliaria Large Purplish Gray - Iridopsis vellivolata 7406  - Zenophleps lignicolorata Some type of Geometer
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Explanation of Names
Geometroidae from the type genus Geometra (Linnaeus), Greek meaning "to measure the earth," referring to the larva, or inchworm, as they move in a looping fashion. (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.