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Genus Exelis

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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 Exelis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Exelis Guenee, 1857
Patridava Walker, 1863
There are about 4 species in the genus and 3 species in NA. (1)(2)(3)
Print References
Rindge, Frederick H. 1952. A revision of the geometrid genus Exelis (Lepidoptera). American Museum novitates ; no. 1582.(3)
Works Cited
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.A revision of the Geometrid genus Exelis (Lepidoptera).
Frederick H. Rindge. 1952. American Museum Novitates 1582.