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Superfamily Geometroidea - Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths

Unknown Looper or inch worm - Eutrapela clemataria Angle-winged Emerald Moth - Hodges#7075 - Chloropteryx tepperaria - female dsc02617 moth - Pasiphila rectangulata A neat Moth from Quebec - Eulithis Tetracis cachexiata pug sp. ? - Eupithecia Pennsylvania Mating Moths - Phigalia strigataria - male - female Moth B 5.31.17 - Digrammia colorata
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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)
Explanation of Names
Geometroidae from the type genus Geometra (Linnaeus), Greek meaning "to measure the earth," referring to the larva, or inchworm, as they move in a looping fashion. (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.