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Genus Lobophora - Bigwing

1665 Lobophora  magnoliatoidata 7643 - Lobophora magnoliatoidata 7640 Powdered Bigwing - Lobophora nivigerata ?Lobophora montanata - Lobophora nivigerata Geometridae: Lobophora nivigerata - Lobophora nivigerata Powdered Bigwing - Lobophora nivigerata Nice moth - Lobophora nivigerata Geometridae: Lobophora nivigerata - Lobophora nivigerata A Geometrid Moth - Lobophora nivigerata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Lobophorini
Genus Lobophora (Bigwing)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lobophora Curtis, 1825
Mysticoptera Meyrick, 1892
Philopsia Hulst, 1896
Talledega Hulst, 1896
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Lobophora from Greek meaning "having lobes", for the lobe-shaped winglets on the hindwings of the males. (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.