family Geometridae


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Noun1.family Geometridae - measuring worms
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
geometrid, geometrid moth - slender-bodied broad-winged moth whose larvae are called measuring worms
genus Paleacrita, Paleacrita - geometrid moths
Alsophila, genus Alsophila - geometrid moths
cankerworm - green caterpillar of a geometrid moth; pest of various fruit and shade trees
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The moths of Borneo, 9: Family Geometridae, subfamilies Oenochrominae, Desmobatrhrinae y Geometrinae.
1996 The moths of Borneo: family Geometridae, subfamilies Oenochrominae, Desmobathrinae and Geometrinae.
Like previous researchers, we also saw evidence that hoary bats feed on moths of the family Geometridae, but in smaller quantities than noctuids (Ross, 1967; Hickey et al., 1996).