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Genus Tracheops

Geometrid - Tracheops bolteri    - Tracheops bolteri Geometridae - Tracheops bolteri Moth - Tracheops bolteri Carphoides setigera? - Tracheops bolteri Moth - Tracheops bolteri Moth - Tracheops bolteri Tracheops bolteri
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Tracheops
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1896 by George Duryea Hulst
Explanation of Names
Probably from trachys (τραχυς)- "rough" + ops (οψ)- "face". From the original description: "Distinguished more especially by the roughened pitted clypeus..."
Numbers
Only one species, Tracheops bolteri
Internet References
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, v.23, p.365    Hulst's original description of the genus.