Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


cherry scallop shell moth
Rheumaptera prunivorata (Ferguson)



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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cherry scallop shell moth
Rheumaptera prunivorata
Feature(s)
Joseph O'Brien
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cherry scallop shell moth
Rheumaptera prunivorata
Feature(s)
Joseph O'Brien


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Geometroidea
Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Larentiinae
Tribe: Rheumapterini
Genus: Rheumaptera

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ITANAFA


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References

Common Name Reference: Drooz AT, ed. 1989. Insects of eastern forests. Misc. Publ. 1426. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service. 608 p.
Scientific Name Reference: Geometrid Moths of the World A Catalog, 1999, Malcolm J. Scoble (ed.) Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, CSIRO Publishing