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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: Operophterini
Genus: Operophtera
Species: O. bruceata – O. brumata – O. brunnea – O. fagata – O. vulgaris

Operophtera Hübner, 1825

Nakajima, H., 1991: Two New Species of the Genus: Operophtera (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) from Japan. Tyô to Ga 42 (3): 195–205. Full article: [1].

Operophtera is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae erected by Jacob Hübner in 1825.
Selected species

Operophtera bruceata (Hulst, 1886) – bruce spanworm (also native winter moth in North America)
Operophtera brumata (Linnaeus, 1758) – winter moth
Operophtera danbyi (Hulst, 1896)
Operophtera fagata (Scharfenberg, 1805) – northern winter moth

Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Geometridae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

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