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Genus Orthofidonia

6430 Yellow-veined Geometer Moth - Orthofidonia flavivenata 6430 - Orthofidonia flavivenata Yellow-veined Geometer Moth - Hodges#6430 - Orthofidonia flavivenata Yellow-veined moth - Orthofidonia flavivenata Orthofidonia flavivenata, Yellow -veined Geometer - Orthofidonia flavivenata 6428 Orthofidonia tinctaria   - Orthofidonia tinctaria Orthofidonia tinctaria Geometridae - Orthofidonia
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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
Genus Orthofidonia
3 spp. in NA
3 spp. in NA of which flavivenata is the most recognizable.
The other 2 spp., tinctaria and exornata (mis-spelled as ornata on MPG Plate 32.5) are practically
impossible to separate except by genitalia.
All 3 spp. are widely distributed in eastern Canada