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Genus Perizoma

Perizoma custodiata Perizoma custodiata wave-patterend Geometrid Moth (#1) - Perizoma custodiata Perizoma epictata is this Dysstroma citrata? - Perizoma grandis Perizoma alchemillata ? - Perizoma alchemillata 7320 Small Rivulet - Perizoma alchemillata UK-Moth-02 - Perizoma custodiata
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Classification
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 Hydriomenini
Genus Perizoma
Numbers
13 species in North America (nearctica.com)
Size
wingspan usually 20-25 mm
Identification
small geometers with banded brown forewings and plain whitish hindwings
Range
southern Canada and northern United States (extends further south in the Appalachians and Rockies)
Internet References
pinned adult images of several species (CBIF)