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Genus Anavitrinella

Anavitrinella addendaria Gray - Anavitrinella pampinaria Moth - Anavitrinella pampinaria Gulf-coast Gray? - Anavitrinella atristrigaria geometrid moth sp? - Anavitrinella pampinaria - male Moth - Anavitrinella pampinaria Moth - Anavitrinella pampinaria - male Common Gray - Anavitrinella pampinaria
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Anavitrinella
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anavitrinelia is a typographic error in Hodges Check List. This misspelling now appears on many web sites.
Numbers
4 species in North America listed at Nearctica.com
Size
wingspan 23-34 mm
Identification
Adult: forewing varies from whitish or light yellowish-gray to medium gray with darker gray or blackish mottling; AM line a smooth rounded arc; PM line wavy, toothed; ST line whitish or white-bordered, scalloped, often indistinct; hindwing color and pattern similar to forewing
Range
throughout North America except the arctic
See Also
other members of the tribe Boarmiini (see thumbnail images of several genera at CBIF)
Internet References
pinned adult images of both species occurring in Canada (CBIF)
spelling and origin of genus name [as replacement name for Vitrinella] (Brian Pitkin, Butterflies and Moths of the World)