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Genus Chloraspilates

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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 Caberini
Genus Chloraspilates
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chloraspilates Packard, 1876
Explanation of Names
Chloraspilates is derived from Greek meaning "green strained".(1)
Numbers
Two Chloraspilates species occur in America north of Mexico.
Size
Wingspan 18-24 mm, based on several Internet photos
Range
Southwestern United States: California to Texas, north to Colorado.
Print References
Packard, A. S. 1876. A monograph of the geometrid moths or Phalaenidae of the United States. Rep. U.S. Geol. Geog. Surv. Territ. 10:211
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.