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Genus Caripeta

Geometridae - Caripeta piniata Red Girdle - Caripeta aequaliaria - male Northern Pine Looper - Hodges#6864 - Caripeta piniata Moth - Caripeta aretaria Brown and white moth - Caripeta piniata Caripeta aretaria - Southern Pine Looper - Hodges#6869 for LA - Caripeta aretaria - male Caripeta piniata - Northern Pine Looper - Caripeta piniata moth - Caripeta triangulata
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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Caripeta
13 species in North America (
4 species in Canada (CBIF)
wingspan 35-40 mm, based on images shown at CBIF
throughout US and southern Canada
Internet References
pinned adult images of all 4 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)