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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Ourapterygini
Genera: Acanthotoca – Antepione – Anthyperythra – Artemidora – Besma – Campatonema – Caripeta – Cepphis – Cingilia – Destutia – Endropiodes – Enypia – Epholca – Epione – Eriplatymetra – Euaspilates – Eugonobapta – Eusarca – Eutrapela – Eucaterva – Evita – Lambdina – Leptomiza – Lychnosea – Melemaea – Meris – Nemeris – Neoterpes – Neotherina – Nepheloleuca – Nepytia – Opisthograptis – Ourapteryx – Oxydia – Patalene – Pherne – Philtraea – Phyllodonta – Pionenta – Pityeja – Plataea – Prochoerodes – Pseudopanthera – Psilocerea – Sabulodes – Scardamia – Sericoptera – Sicya – Sicyopsis – Snowia – Somatolopha – Spilopera – Tetracis – Therapis – Tristrophis – Tshimganitia

References

Carcasson, R.H., 1965: New Lepidoptera from East Africa. The East Africa Natural History Society 25 (2): 131–160.
Ferris, C.D. 2010: A revision of the genus Antepione Packard with description of the new genus Pionenta Ferris (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae). ZooKeys, 71: 49–70. ISSN: 1313-2970 (online) ISSN: 1313-2989 (print) DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.71.789
Ferris, C.D. & N. McFarland, 2010: A new species of Plataea (Geometridae: Ennominae) from Southeastern Arizona. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 64 (2): 98–102.
Ferris, C.D.; Schmidt, B.C. 2010: Revision of the North American genera Tetracis Guenée and synonymization of Synaxis Hulst with descriptions of three new species (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae). Zootaxa, 2347: 1–36. Preview PDF
Rindge, F.H., 1957: The genus Oxydia in the United States (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum Novitates 1849: 1–18. Full article: [1].
Sullivan, J.B. 2010: New species of the Neotropical genus Campatonema Jones (Geometridae, Ennominae) with the first description of the female. In: Schmidt, B.C.; Lafontaine, J.D. (eds) Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths II. ZooKeys, 39: 263–272. ISSN: 1313-2970 (online) ISSN: 1313-2989 (print) DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.39.433
Sullivan, J.B. & I. Chacón, 2011: The genus Neotherina Dognin (Geometridae, Ennominae) in Costa Rica. Zookeys 149: 39–49.

The Ourapterygini are one of the large tribes of geometer moths in the subfamily Ennominae. The tribe was described by Charles Théophile Bruand d'Uzelle in 1846. They are particularly plentiful in the Neotropics. Ourapterygini are generally held to be the youngest tribe of their subfamily, and at least seasonally have characteristic apomorphic asymmetrical processes of the anellus.[2]

Many members of this tribe are remarkably butterfly like. The tribe contains more partially diurnal species than usual for geometer moths, and many do not have the cryptic coloration typical for the family. There is a tendency to light yellowish hues and either little or a quite bold pattern, making some species rather conspicuous. It is known that at least some are noxious to predators, and such coloration might be aposematic.
Genera and selected species

As numerous Ennominae genera have not yet been assigned to a tribe,[3] this genus list is preliminary.

Acanthotoca
Agaraeus
Antepione
Anthyperythra
Artemidora
Asovia
Besma
Campatonema
Caripeta
Cepphis
Little thorn, Cepphis advenaria
Cingilia
Destutia
Enanthyperythra
Endropiodes
Enypia
Epholca
Epione
Bordered beauty, Epione repandaria
Eriplatymetra
Euaspilates
Eucaterva
Eugonobapta
Eusarca
Eutrapela
Evita
Garaeus
Heterolocha
Lambdina
Leptomiza
Lychnosea
Melemaea
Meris
Nematocampa
Nemeris
Neoterpes
Neotherina
Nepheloleuca
Nepytia
Nothomiza
Opisthograptis
Brimstone moth, Opisthograptis luteolata
Ourapteryx
Swallow-tailed moth, Ourapteryx sambucaria
Oxydia
Patalene
Pherne
Philtraea
Phyllodonta
Pionenta
Pityeja
Plagodis
Scorched wing, Plagodis dolabraria
Barred umber, Plagodis pulveraria
Plataea
Prochoerodes
Pseudopanthera
Speckled yellow, Pseudopanthera macularia
Psilocerea
Sabulodes
Scardamia
Sericoptera
Sicya
Sicyopsis
Snowia
Somatolophia
Spilopera
Synaxis
Tetracis
Therapis
Tristrophis
Tshimganitia

Footnotes

Forum Herbulot (2008)
Young (2008)

See references in Savela (2008)

References
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ourapterygini.

Forum Herbulot (2008). Family group names in Geometridae. Retrieved 22 July 2008.
Savela, Markku. "Tribe Ourapterygini". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
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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