The geometer moths are moths belonging to the family Geometridae of the insect order Lepidoptera, the moths and butterflies. Their scientific name derives from the ...
Geometridae 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.
The Geometer Moths are the second largest family of moths in North America. This family includes many serious agricultural and forest pests. These moths are small to ...
Learn the habits and traits of geometer moths, family Geometridae, a common group. Their caterpillars are known as loopers, inchworms, or spanworms.
ge·om·e·trid (jē-ŏm′ĭ-trĭd) n. Any of various moths of the family Geometridae, having caterpillars commonly known as inchworms that move by looping the body ...
Ennominae is the largest subfamily of the geometer moth family (Geometridae) with some 9,700 described species in 1,100 genera. They are usually fairly small moth ...
Geometridae (inch-worm and looper moths) Nemoria zelotes (Geometrinae) You are visitor number : since 26 Jan 2001 (list preliminary and still in progress)
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New Latin, from Latin geometres, geometra geometer + New Latin -idae; from the looping movement, suggestive of earth measurement — more at geometer
Familia: Geometridae Subfamiliae: Alsophilinae - Archiearinae - Ennominae - Geometrinae - Larentiinae - Oenochrominae - Orthostixinae - Sterrhinae