geometrid

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Synonyms for geometrid

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

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Genetical studies in the moths of the Geometrid genus Oporabia (Oporinia) with a special consideration of melanism in the Lepidoptera.
Diurnal visitors were mainly bees, lepidopterans and flies; nocturnal visitors were mainly noctuid, geometrid and sphingid moths.
However, the most common folivores were geometrid larvae and flea beetles (Physimera sp.).