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Subfamily Archiearinae

Butterfly - Archiearis infans Catocala species? - Archiearis infans The Infant - Archiearis infans The Infant 6256 - Archiearis infans Unknown - Archiearis infans Leucobrephos brephoides - male The Infant  - Archiearis infans Archiearis infans  - Archiearis infans
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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 Archiearinae
Numbers
2 species in North America
Size
wingspan 26-33 mm
Identification
forewing light to dark gray with patches of white or orange, black lines, and a checkered black-and-white fringe
hindwing dark gray with large orange or white patches and a dark or pale fringe
Range
northern United States and all of Canada, plus Alaska