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Geometridae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 117556

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): cankerworms [English]
 
    geometers [English]
 
    measuringworms [English]
 
    arpenteuses [French]
 
    chenilles arpenteuses [French]
 
    chenilles géométrales [French]
 
    géomètres [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyGeometroidea   
                                     FamilyGeometridae  – cankerworms, geometers, measuringworms, arpenteuses, chenilles arpenteuses, chenilles géométrales, géomètres  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subfamily Archiearinae Fletcher, 1953  
                                        Subfamily Desmobathrinae Meyrick, 1886  
                                        Subfamily Ennominae Duponchel, 1845  
                                        Subfamily Geometrinae Stephens, 1829  
                                        Subfamily Larentiinae Duponchel, 1845  
                                        Subfamily Oenochrominae Guenée in Boisduval and Guenée, 1858  
                                        Subfamily Sterrhinae Meyrick, 1892  
       

 References
       
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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: arpenteuses[French], chenilles arpenteuses [French], chenilles géométrales [French], géomètres [French]   
       
  Source: Check List of the Lepidoptera of North America... MS, database (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Ongoing developmental version with contributions by Don Lafontaine, Jean-François Landry, Jim Troubridge, Paul Opler, Ron Hodges, John Brown, et al. Higher classification does not yet reflect recent and substantial changes that have been published   
  Reference for: Geometridae   
       
  Source: Forum Herbulot world list of family group names in Geometridae, website (version 2)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Forum Herbulot (2003): The Forum Herbulot world list of family group names in Geometridae , 11 pp., with pdf of update version of 12.6.2007 (A. Hausmann ed.)   
  Reference for: Geometridae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Geometridae, cankerworms [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hodges, R. W., et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico: Including Greenland   
  Page(s): 284   
  Publisher: E. W. Classey, Ltd.   
  Publication Place: London, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-86096-016-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Geometridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sihvonen, Pasi, Marko Mutanen, Lauri Kaila, Gunnar Brehm, Axel Hausmann, and Herman S. Staude  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Comprehensive molecular sampling yields a robust phylogeny for Geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: PLoS One, vol. 6, no. 6   
  Page(s): 11   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1932-6203   
  Notes: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020356   
  Reference for: Geometridae   
       

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