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  • noun

Synonyms for geometrid

slender-bodied broad-winged moth whose larvae are called measuring worms

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For the insect team, the cicada and geometrid moth samples have been carefully organized and shipped to entomology colleagues in The Netherlands and the United Kingdom for specialized identification.
5") covers the 589 species of geometrid moth that can be found in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic archipelago, together with an additional 43 species, including two new subspecies, not on the standard list.
The stations will highlight both new releases -- such as Looper's "The Geometrid," Saint Etienne's "Sound of Water," and The Murder City Devils' "In Name and Blood" -- as well as catalog favorites.
Their new record The Geometrid follows the soothing Up A Tree, both of which involve the quaintest beats and various vocal readings.
One of the most commonly taken, and larger species, was the geometrid D.
Adult geometrid moths usually have a functional proboscis, and it is likely that most tropical species rely on flower nectar as their food source, although evidence is scarce (Axmacher et al.
Diversity of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) along an Afrotropical elevational rainforest transect.