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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Geometroidea

Familia: Geometridae
Subfamilia: Ennominae
Tribus: Abraxini
Genera: Abraxas - Hydatocapnia – Inouea – Ligdia
Name

Abraxini Warren, 1893

Type genus: Abraxas Leach, 1830
References

Choi, S.-W. ; S.-S. Kim & Y.-H. Shin, 1998: Systematics of the Tribe Abraxini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) in South Korea. Insecta Koreana 15: 41–76.
Ferguson, D.C., 2008: The Moths of North America, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea: Geometridae (Part).


The Abraxini are a tribe of geometer moths in the subfamily Ennominae. Here, the Cassymini are considered a specialized offshoot of the Abraxini and merged therein; some authors consider them a distinct tribe however.[2]
Genera

As numerous ennominae genera have not yet been assigned to a tribe,[3] the genus list is preliminary. Most of the genera listed here would be placed in the Cassymini if these are considered separate.[4]

  • Abraxas
    • Magpie, Abraxas grossulariata
    • Clouded magpie, Abraxas sylvata
  • Auzeodes
  • Ballantiophora
  • Berberodes
  • Cassyma
  • Danala
  • Gyostega
  • Heterostegane
  • Hydatocapnia
  • Leuciris
  • Ligdia
    • Scorched carpet, Ligdia adustata
  • Lomaspilis
    • Clouded border, Lomaspilis marginata
  • Ninodes
  • Orthocabera (tentatively placed here)
  • Peratophyga
  • Pristostegania
  • Protitame
  • Pycnostega
  • Stegania
  • Syngonorthus
  • Xenostega
  • Zamarada (tentatively placed here)

Heliomata, otherwise placed in the Macariini, might also belong here.
References

Forum Herbulot (2008)
Holloway (1994), Young (2008)
See references in Savela (2008)

Holloway (1994)

External links
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Forum Herbulot (2008): Family group names in Geometridae. Retrieved July 22, 2008.
Holloway, J.D. (1994): The Moths of Borneo: Family Geometridae, Subfamily Ennominae. London.
Savela, Markku (2008): Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms: Ennominae. Version of March 8, 2008. Retrieved July 21, 2008.
Young, Catherine J. (2008): Characterisation of the Australian Nacophorini using adult morphology, and phylogeny of the Geometridae based on morphological characters. Zootaxa 1736: 1-141.

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