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Genus Carphoides

Noctuid? - Carphoides incopriarius Moth - Carphoides inconspicuaria - male Arizona Moth - Carphoides inconspicuaria - female Hydriomena sp.? - Carphoides inconspicuaria - female Carphoides inconspicuaria - female Arizona Moth - Carphoides inconspicuaria - female Carphoides incopriarius - male Noctuidae - Carphoides incopriarius - female
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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 Melanolophiini
Genus Carphoides
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carphoides McDunnough, 1920 (1)
There are three species of the genus Carphoides in America north of Mexico. (2)
Adult: forewing plain brown (C. inconspicuaria) or brownish-gray with dark longitudinal streaks (C. incopriarius) or grayish-green with toothed black transverse lines (C. setigera); hindwing white to pale gray in all species, with dark subterminal and terminal lines in C. setigera
Print References
Rindge, F.H., 1964. A revision of the genera Carphoides, Paraphoides, and Galenara (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 2189: 1-53.(3)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Melanolophiini (Lepidoptera, Geometridae).
Frederick H. Rindge. 1990. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 199.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.A revision of the genera Carphoides, Paraphoides, and Galenara (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1964. American Museum Novitates, 2189: 1-53.