Gymnoscelis

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Gymnoscelis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Larentiinae
Tribe: Eupitheciini
Genus: Gymnoscelis
Mabille, 1868[1]
Synonyms
  • Dolerosceles Meyrick, 1889
  • Iramba Moore, 1887

Gymnoscelis is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.

Description[edit]

Palpi porrect, where the second joint clothed with hair and reaching beyond the frontal tuft. Third joint prominent. Antennae of male ciliated. Hind tibia with a terminal spur pair, and rarely with a very minute medial pair. Abdomen with slight dorsal crests. Fore wings with vein 3 from close to angle of cell. Vein 5 from middle of discocellulars and vein 6 from upper angle. Veins 10,11 stalked, and vein 10 anastomosing with veins 7 to 9 to form areole. Vein 11 anastomosing with vein 12 as well. Hind wings with veins 3,4 from angle of cell and vein 5 from middle of discocellulars. Veins 6,7 from upper angle and vein 8 anastomosing with vein 7 to beyond middle of cell.[2]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home of Ichneumonoidea". Taxapad. Dicky Sick Ki Yu. 1997–2012. Retrieved 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-iii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  • Hausmann, A., 2009, New and interesting geometrid moths from the Cape Verde islands (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Shilap Revista de Lepidopterologia 37 (146): 241-247.
  • Orhant, G.E.R.J., 2009: 3. Contribution à la connaissance des Lépidoptères Hétérocères de Tahiti Gymnoscelis barbuti n. sp. (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de Mulhouse 65 (3): 41-42.
  • Vojnits, A.M. 1994: New Eupithecia, Gymnoscelis and Chloroclystis species from Africa and Arabia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae: Larentiinae). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 40 (3): 265-271.

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