Tetracis cervinaria

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Tetracis cervinaria


Taxonavigation: Geometroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
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: Ennominae
Tribus: Ourapterygini
Genus: Tetracis
Species: Tetracis cervinaria



Tetracis cervinaria (Packard, 1871)

Type locality: USA, W. Springs.

Holotype: MCZ. male ♂. Behrens.


  • Metanema cervinaria Packard, 1871
  • Metanema aurantiacaria Packard, 1873, TL: USA, S. Nevada. HT: MCZ. female ♀.
  • Synaxis cervinaria by McDunnough, 1938.


  • Ferris, C.D.; Schmidt, B.C. 2010: Revision of the North American genera Tetracis Guenée and synonymization of Synaxis Hulst with descriptions of three new species (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae). Zootaxa, 2347: 1–36. Preview PDF