Taxon profile


Looper Caterpillars
Geometridae Leach, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  superfamily Geometroidea


Geometra papilionaria - Large Emerald

Geometra papilionaria - Large Emerald

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Peribatodes secundaria - Feathered Beauty

Peribatodes secundaria - Feathered Beauty

Author: Pavel Schlemmer

Chiasmia clathrata - Latticed Heath

Chiasmia clathrata - Latticed Heath

Author: Michal Koupý

Functions restricted to taxon Geometridae


Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subfamily Archiearinae
subfamily Ennominae Duponchel, 1845
subfamily Oenochrominae
subfamily Geometrinae Stephens, 1829
subfamily Sterrhinae Meyrick, 1892
subfamily Larentiinae Duponchel, 1845
subfamily Desmobathrinae

Geometridae incertae sedis

genus Astalotesia Ferguson, Blanchard & Knudson, 1983

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [28fb42fd-35a3-4e2e-884d-7911725f3406]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Geometridae]
Data retrieved on: 9 February 2014

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