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Tribe Asthenini

White-striped Black - Hodges#7430 - Trichodezia albovittata Trichodezia albovittata White-striped Black - Trichodezia albovittata Bruce Spanworm? - Venusia - male  Venusia comptaria - Venusia comptaria a spring moth? - Trichodezia albovittata Geometridae: Venusa obsoleta - Venusia obsoleta Hydrelia inornata - Unadorned Carpet - Hydrelia inornata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Asthenini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Asthenini Warren, 1893
Explanation of Names
Named for the type genus Asthena. (Palearctic)
Print References
Works Cited
1.A review of the genera associated with the tribe Asthenini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae)
Dayong Xue and Malcolm J. Scoble. 2002. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum. Entomology series.