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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: Angeronini
Genus: Cymatophora
Species: C. argenteopicta – C. candida

Cymatophora Treitschke, 1825

Type species: Phalaena flavicornis Linnaeus, 1758 by subsequent designation by Duponchel, 1829

Cymatophora is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae erected by Jacob Hübner in 1812.[1] It is monotypic, being represented by the single species, the giant gray moth (Cymatophora approximaria). It is found mostly in the south-eastern United States.[2][3][4][5][6] It is found in North America.[3]

The MONA or Hodges number for Cymatophora approximaria is 6745.[2]

Savela, Markku. "Cymatophora Hübner, 1812". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
"911170.00 – 6745 – Cymatophora approximaria – Giant Gray Moth – Hübner, [1812]". North American Moth Photographers Group. Mississippi State University. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
"Cymatophora approximaria Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
"Cymatophora approximaria species details". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
"Cymatophora approximaria". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-23.

"Cymatophora approximaria Species Information". BugGuide. Retrieved 2018-04-23.

Further reading

Beadle, David; Leckie, Seabrooke (2012). Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History. ISBN 0547238487.
Covell, Charles V. Jr. (2005). A Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America. Special Publication Number 12. Virginia Museum of Natural History. ISBN 1-884549-21-7.
Grote, Aug.R.; Robinson, C.T. (1868). List of the Lepidoptera of North America. American Entomological Society.
Heppner, J.B. (2003). "Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog" (PDF). Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Areas. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. 17. ISSN 0066-8036. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-04-23. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
Hodges, Ronald W., ed. (1983). Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico: Including Greenland. E.W. Classey and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. ISBN 9780860960164.
Pitkin, Linda M. (2002). "Neotropical ennomine moths: a review of the genera (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 135 (2–3): 121–401. ISSN 0024-4082.
Pohl, Greg; Patterson, Bob; Pelham, Jonathan (2016). Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico (Report). doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.2186.3287.
Powell, Jerry A.; Opler, Paul A. (2009). Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520251977.
Yamamoto, Satoshi; Sota, Teiji (2007). "Phylogeny of the Geometridae and the evolution of winter moths inferred from a simultaneous analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear genes". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 44: 711–723. ISSN 1055-7903.

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