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Tribe Boarmiini

Hesperumia sulphuraria maybe - Hesperumia sulphuraria 1999 Ectropis crepuscularia - Small Engrailed Moth 6597 - Ectropis crepuscularia Glaucina Moth - Iridopsis larvaria - female Moth ID, please. - Iridopsis Moth - Protoboarmia porcelaria - male Wavy-lined tan moth? - Anavitrinella pampinaria Iridopsis vellivolata? - Iridopsis defectaria - male
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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 Boarmiini
Explanation of Names
Boarmiini from the original type genus Boarmia (Treitschke), Greek meaning "ox-yoker," a nickname of the goddess Athene (Athena). Boarmia now synonomyzed with Hypomecis (Hübner). (1), (2)
See Also
Some species from other tribes may be easily confused with Boarmiini.