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Tribe Macariini

moth - Speranza pustularia  Curve-lined Angle - Digrammia continuata Curve-lined Angle - Digrammia continuata Mellilla xanthometata Moth - Macaria signaria Pale-marked Angle Moth - Macaria signaria Delicate cream colored moth with notched wings, photo #2 - Macaria promiscuata Minor Angle - Macaria minorata
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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)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Ennominae
Tribe Macariini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macariini Guenee, 1857
Explanation of Names
Macariini from the type genus Macaria (Curtis), a daughter of Hercules in Greek mythology. (1)
Numbers
13 genera are in the tribe Macariini(2)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae (part: Abaxini, Cassymini, Macariini). (2)
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.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.