Geometroidea


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Geometroidea

[‚jē·ə·mə′trȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Heteroneura comprising small to large moths with reduced maxillary palpi and tympanal organs at the base of the abdomen.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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