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Genus Pterospoda

Moth - Pterospoda kunzei - female Moth - Pterospoda opuscularia - male Arizona Moth - Pterospoda kunzei - male moth - Pterospoda nigrescens - male Moth - Pterospoda opuscularia - male Pterospoda kunzei  - Pterospoda kunzei - male Moth - Pterospoda kunzei - male #6706 - Pterospoda nigrescens? - Pterospoda nigrescens - male
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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 Caberini
Genus Pterospoda
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Dyar, 1903.
3 species listed at Nomina-Nearctica:
Pterospoda kunzei Hulst 1898
Pterospoda nigrescens Hulst 1898
Pterospoda opuscularia Hulst 1887
4 species listed at All-Leps; includes species listed at Nomina-Nearctica plus species Pterospoda kinoi.