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Inchworm (Geometer) Moths, Swallowtail Moths & relatives

Lepidoptera - Ditrysia - Geometroidea / Drepanoidea / Callididae etc.
This room displays photos of Inchworm (geometer) moths, swallowtail moths and other moths within Geometroidea and Drepanoidea superfamilies and their close groups.
Unidentified species are listed here.
(L) stands for Larva.

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Hypomecis lunifera or Ooba-namigata-edashaku <Geometridae - Ennominae>. abt 4cm. photo: 03/2002, Yamanashi, Japan. A Geometer Moth <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 08/2002, Bukit Fraser, Malaysia.
Swallow-Tailed Moth [1][2], or Lyssa zampa <15cm, Uraniidae>. photo: 08/2002, Bukit Fraser, Malaysia.

Scorched Wing, Nakaki Eda Shaku or Plagodis dolabraria <Geometridae>. photo: 05/2003, Nagano, Japan.
Phanerothyris sinearia, or Usuguro Nami Edashaku, probably <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 05/2003, Nagano, Japan.
Calospilos miranda miranda or Yuu Madara Edashaku <Geometridae>. abt 4cm wide. photo: 05/2003, Tokyo, Japan.

Scopula sp <Geometridae - Sterrhinae>. photo: 07/2003, Tokyo, Japan.
Biston robustum or Tobimon Oo Edashaku <wingspan : abt 50mm, Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 03/2004, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified moth. photo: 04/2004, Gunma, Japan.

Spilopera debilis, or Tsumatobi Shiro Edashaku <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 05/2004, Niigata, Japan.
An Oriental Swallowtail Moth [1][2], Kinmon Ga or Psychostrophia melanargia <Epicopeiidae>. photo: 06/2004, Niigata, Japan. Orange Moth, Sumomo Eda Shaku or Angerona prunaria tabata <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 06/2005, Nagano, Japan.

A Geometrid Moth, or Biston Perclarus <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. Unidentified <Geometridae?>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. A Geometrid Moth, or Problepsis sp.<Geometridae - Sterrhinae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan.

A Geometer Moth, or Menophra taiwana <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, or Parapercnia giraffata sp. <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth [1][2], Sibatania mactana or Birôdo Nami Shaku <Geometridae - Larentiinae>. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan.

A Geometer Moth [3], Sibatania mactana, or Birôdo Nami Shaku <Geometridae - Larentiinae>. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan. An Oriental Swallowtail Moth [3][4], Kinmon Ga or Psychostrophia melanargia <Epicopeiidae>. photo: 05/2006, Kochi, Japan. An Oriental Swallowtail Moth [5], Kinmon Ga or Psychostrophia melanargia <Epicopeiidae>. photo: 06/2006, Kyoto, Japan.

Unidentified (L). photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. A Geometer Moth, or Timadra extremaria <Geometridae - Sterrhinae>. photo: 03/2008, Wutai Township, Taiwan. Peach Blossom, Mon Togariba or Thyatira batis <Drepanidae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

A Geometer Moth [1][2] , or Phthonoloba decussata <Geometridae - Larentiinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, or Anisodes absconditaria <Geometridae - Sterrhinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Hooktip Moth [1][2], or Horithyatira takamukui <Drepanidae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan.

A Geometer Moth, or Ecliptopera muscicolor <Geometridae - Larentiinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, or Anisodes sp. <Geometridae - Sterrhinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, or Heterophleps taiwana <Geometridae - Larentiinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan.

A Geometer Moth, Nakajiro Naishaku or Melanthia procellata szechuanensis <Geometridae - Larentiinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth [1][2] , or Idaea sugillata <Geometridae - Sterrhinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, or Myrteta sericea <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan.

A Geometer Moth, or Pelagodes proquadrarius <Geometridae - Geometrinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, or Hydrelia bicolorata <Geometridae - Larentiinae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, or Ourapteryx sciticaudaria <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan.

A Geometer Moth [1][2][3], or Obeidia lucifera <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, Ashibuto Chizumon Aoshaku or Agathia visenda, or alternatively Agathia magnificentia <Geometridae - Geometrinae>.photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Geometer Moth, or Ourapteryx change <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan.

A Geometer Moth, Kuromon Aoshaku or Combibaena nigromacularia <Geometridae - Geometrinae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Geometer Moth, Namigata Shiro Namishaku or Callygris compositata <Geometridae - Larentiinae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Geometer Moth, Nomura Tsubame Edashaku or Ourapteryx nomurai <Geometridae - Ennominae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

A Geometer Moth, Herijiro Yotsume Aoshaku or Combibaena diluta <Geometridae - Geometrinae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. back to upper category


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