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Genus Ilexia

Thysanopyga intractata - Ilexia intractata Black-dotted Ruddy Moth - Hodges #6711 - Ilexia intractata Black-dotted Ruddy Moth - Hodges #6711 - Ilexia intractata - male Ilecta intractata underside of wings - Ilexia intractata - male Moth 319 - Ilexia intractata Black-dotted ruddy - Ilexia intractata - male Reddish geometrid with a few spots - Ilexia intractata - male Black-dotted Ruddy Moth - Hodges#6711 - Ilexia intractata
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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 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
Nearctica.com lists two species.