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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: Larentiinae
Tribus: Asthenini
Genus: Epicyme
Species: Epicyme rubropunctaria

Epicyme is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae described by Edward Meyrick in 1885. Its only species, Epicyme rubropunctaria, the red-spotted delicate, described by Edward Doubleday in 1843, is found in New Zealand, the Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania and Victoria.

The wingspan is about 25 mm.

The larvae have been recorded feeding on plants in the genera Haloragis, Gaultheria and Geranium.
References

Yu, Dicky Sick Ki. "Epicyme rubropunctaria (Doubleday 1843)". Home of Ichneumonoidea. Taxapad. Archived from the original on 23 March 2016. Retrieved 4 July 2013.

Yu, Dicky Sick Ki. "Epicyme Meyrick 1885". Home of Ichneumonoidea. Taxapad. Archived from the original on 9 December 2017.

External links
Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul (5 November 2004). "Epicyme Meyrick, 1885". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved 28 August 2020.
Savela, Markku (ed.). "Epicyme Meyrick, 1885". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
Australian Faunal Directory
Herbison-Evans, Don & Crossley, Stella (12 June 2014). "Epicyme rubropunctaria (Doubleday, 1843) Red-spotted Delicate". Australian Caterpillars and their Butterflies and Moths. Retrieved 24 February 2019.

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