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Genus Protoboarmia

Geometrid moth sp. - Protoboarmia porcelaria - male Borer? - Protoboarmia porcelaria another gray moth - Protoboarmia porcelaria - male moth - Protoboarmia porcelaria Porcelaria Gray - Protoboarmia porcelaria Porcelain Gray Moth - Protoboarmia porcelaria Possible Porcelain Gray (Protoboarmia procelaria) - Protoboarmia porcelaria Geometer sp.  - Protoboarmia porcelaria - female
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Protoboarmia
1 species in North America
wingspan 27-30 mm
throughout North America except Yukon and presumably Alaska
Internet References
2 pinned adult images of the only North American species, Protoboarmia porcelaria (CBIF)