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Genus Sicya

Moth  - Sicya morsicaria Moth for ID - Sicya macularia - female Sicya macularia - male Sicya macularia - male Yellow and brown geometrid - Sicya macularia - male inchworm - Sicya Sicya crocearia - male Green Inchworm with knobs.  - Sicya
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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 Sicya
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sicya Guenée, 1857
6 species in North America (
2 species in Canada (CBIF)
all of Canada, including the arctic, northeastern US, and western US through Arizona and California to Mexico and at least as far south as Costa Rica (absent from Texas, Florida, [and the Gulf states?])
Internet References
pinned adult images of a male and two female S. macularia (James Adams, Dalton State College, Georgia)
live larva image of S. crocearia and other info (Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest Forests, USGS)