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


pine looper
Phaeoura mexicanaria (Grote, 1883)

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pine looper
Phaeoura mexicanaria
Larva(e)
Scott Tunnock


Taxonomic Rank

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


Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:
Eubyja mexicanaria Grote, 1883(Synonym)
Related Scientific Names:
Nacrophora mexicanaria (Grote, 1883)(Synonym)
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References

Common Name Reference: Web Search - http://www.fs.fed.us/r1-r4/spf/fhp/field_guide/137pinel.htm
Scientific Name Reference: Geometrid Moths of the World -