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Tribe Alsophilini

Alsophila pometaria 6258 Fall Cankerworm - Alsophila pometaria Geometridae: Alsophila pometaria - Alsophila pometaria - male Fall Cankerworm Moth - Alsophila pometaria - male Geometridae: Alsophila pometaria - Alsophila pometaria - male Alsophila pometaria  - Alsophila pometaria - male Fall Cankerworm Moth - Alsophila pometaria Bug Eggs - Alsophila pometaria
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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 Alsophilini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Alsophilini Herbulot, 1962
Formerly a subfamily of Geometridae (Alsophilinae), now relegated to tribe status by Young (2006).
Numbers
3 species in 3 genera in our area (1).
Print References
Young, C.J. 2006. Molecular relationships of the Australian Ennominae (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) and implications for the phylogeny of the Geometridae from molecular data. Zootaxa 1264: 1-147.
Works Cited
1.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.