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Genus Nematocampa - Filament Bearers

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Cassymini
Genus Nematocampa (Filament Bearers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nematocampa Guenee, 1857
*Ferguson (2008) placed Nematocampa in tribe Cassymini(1)
Numbers
Three species in the genus for North America north of Mexico(1)
Nematocampa baggettaria
N. resistaria
N. brehmeata
Print References
Ferguson, Douglas C., The Moths of North America, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae (part: Abaxini, Cassymini, Macariini) 2008 p. 27-34. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photographs of pinned adults representing the three species.
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.