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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Genus: Pityeja
Walker, 1861

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Pityeja is a neotropical moth genus in the family Geometridae.[1][2]

Pityeja have relatively conspicuous wing patters, which probably led to overestimation of their species richness in the past.[2]



  1. ^ "Pityeja". Butterflies and Moths of the World: Generic Names and their Type-species. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Scoble, M. J. (1994). "A taxonomic revision of the genera Phrygionis Hübner and Pityeja Walker (Geometridae: Ennominae, Palyadini)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 111: 99–160. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1994.tb01480.x. 

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