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Subregnum: Eumetazoa
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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: Geometrinae
Tribus: Hemitheini
Genera: AlbinospilaAoshakunaChlorissaChloristolaChlorochlamysChloropteryxComostolaCulpiniaDiplodesmaDyschloropsisEpichrysodesEpisothalmaGelasmaHemistolaHemitheaHethemiaIdiochloraJodisMesotheaMimaplastaMujiaoshakuaNeromiaNipponogelasmaPhaiogrammaPseudepisothalmaThaleraXerochlora

Han, H.X. ; D. Stüning & D.Y. Xue, 2007: Epichrysodes gen. n., a new genus of Geometrinae from the West Tianmu mountains, China (Lepidoptera: Geometridae), with description of a new species. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 54 (1): 127–135. DOI: 10.1002/mmnd.200700012.
Han, H.; Xue, D. 2009: Taxonomic review of Hemistola Warren, 1893 of China, with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae). Entomological science, 12: 382–410. ISSN: 1343-8786 DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-8298.2009.00341.x.
Sato, R., 2001: Type specimens of the Geometridae (Lepidoptera) described by Matsumura in the Hokkaido University Insect Collection, Japan. Insecta Matsumura NS 58: 115–138. Full article: [1].
Smetacek, P., 2004: Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from the Kumaon Himalaya. Journal Bombay Natural History Society 101 (2): 269–276.
Tautel, C. 2016a. Nouvelles espèces de Géomètres du Cambodge et des Philippines (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Geometrinae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 121(4): 491–506. Full article (PDF). Reference page.

Though small in absolute diversity of genera, the Hemitheini are nonetheless the largest tribes of geometer moths in the subfamily Geometrinae. Like most Geometrinae, they are small greenish "emerald moths". The tribe was first described by Charles Théophile Bruand d'Uzelle in 1846.

In some treatments the Comostolini, Hemistolini, Jodini, Microloxiini, Thalassodini and Thalerini are split off as independent tribes. But they are probably paraphyletic among themselves and with respect to the remaining Hemitheini.[2] Consequently, until more information is available they are included in the Hemitheini here.

In other systems,[3] the Geometrinae are defined in a more inclusive way; the Hemitheini are then ranked as a subtribe Hemitheiti.
Selected genera and species

A few Geometrinae genera are not yet assigned to a tribe with certainty; some of them might belong here too.[4]

Albinospila - formerly in Prasinocyma
Aoshakuna Matsumura, 1925 - often included in Chlorissa; includes Nipponogelasma
Chlorissa Stephens, 1831
Chlorochlamys Hulst, 1896
Chloropteryx Hulst, 1896
Culpinia Prout, 1912
Comostola Meyrick, 1888
Dyschloropsis Warren, 1895
Gelasma Warren, 1893
Hemistola Warren, 1893
Hemithea Duponchel, 1829
Common emerald, Hemithea aestivaria
Hethemia Ferguson, 1969
Idiochlora Warren, 1896
Jodis Hübner, 1823
Jodis putata
Mesothea Warren, 1901
Microloxia Warren, 1893
Mujiaoshakua Inoue, 1955
Thalera Hübner, 1823
Xerochlora Ferguson, 1969


Forum Herbulot (2008)
Holloway (1996), Beljaev (2007)
e.g. Holloway (1996)

See references in Savela (2007)

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Beljaev, Eugene A. (2007): Taxonomic changes in the emerald moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Geometrinae) of East Asia, with notes on the systematics and phylogeny of Hemitheini. Zootaxa 1584: 55–68. PDF abstract and first page text
Forum Herbulot (2008): Family group names in Geometridae. Retrieved 22 July 2008.
Holloway, J.D. (1996): The Moths of Borneo: Family Geometridae, Subfamilies Oenochrominae, Desmobathrinae and Geometrinae. Malayan Nature Journal 49(3/4): 147-326.
Savela, Markku (2007): Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms: Geometrinae. Version of 2 February 2007. Retrieved 7 July 2008.

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