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Genus Dysstroma

Dysstroma ochrofuscaria 1882 Dysstroma citrata - Dark Marbled Carpet Moth 7182 - Dysstroma citrata Unidentified Moth-4-20110903 - Dysstroma Moth Stanwood WA - Dysstroma Possible Dysstroma moth - Dysstroma brunneata Urban moth - Dysstroma citrata Dysstroma hersiliata Dysstroma hersiliata  - Dysstroma hersiliata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Dysstroma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chloroclysta
Numbers
14 species in North America (Nearctica.com)
12 species in Canada (CBIF)
Range
in North America, from northern US, north to the arctic
holarctic; occurs throughout Eurasia
Remarks
seems to be called Chloroclysta in Eurasia, but Dysstroma in North America
Internet References
pinned adult images of all 12 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)