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Genus Ilexia

Thysanopyga intractata - Ilexia intractata - male Moth 5 - Ilexia intractata - female Butterfly-like Moth - Ilexia intractata - male Ilecta intractata - Ilexia intractata - male Caterpillar on Live Oak bark - Ilexia intractata Black-dotted ruddy - Ilexia intractata - female unknown moth - Ilexia intractata - male Black-dotted Ruddy Moth H#6711 - Ilexia intractata - female
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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 Ilexia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly Genus Thysanopyga, Ferguson, 2008
Explanation of Names
Author of genus Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. From Greek thysano, fringed and Greek pyga, rump.
Numbers lists two species.