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Genus Pleuroprucha

Common Tan Wave - Pleuroprucha insulsaria - female Pleuroprucha insulsaria Common Tan Wave- Hodges #7132 - Pleuroprucha insulsaria Pleuroprucha insulsaria moth - Pleuroprucha insulsaria - male Common Tan Wave - Pleuroprucha insulsaria Moth - Pleuroprucha insulsaria - male Common Tan Wave - Hodges#7132 - Pleuroprucha insulsaria - male
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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Cosymbiini
Genus Pleuroprucha
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pleuroprucha Möschler, 1890
Numbers
2 species in North America (Nearctica.com)
1 species in Canada (CBIF)
Size
18-22 mm, based on CBIF specimen
Range
P. asthenaria occurs in the tropics and Florida; P. insularis occurs throughout eastern North America
Internet References
pinned adult image of Pleuroprucha insularia (CBIF)