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Tribe Alsophilini

Spring Cankerworm Moth - Alsophila pometaria  Alsophila pometaria - Fall Cankerworm Moth - Hodges#6258 Moth laying eggs - Alsophila pometaria - female Fall Cankerworm Moth (Alsophila pometaria) - Alsophila pometaria Fall Cankerworm - Alsophila pometaria fall cankerworm - Alsophila pometaria Cool moth! - Almodes terraria caterpillar on Virginia creeper leaf - Alsophila pometaria Operophtera? - Alsophila pometaria - 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 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.