Definition of Genus Paleacrita

1. Noun. Geometrid moths.

Exact synonyms: Paleacrita
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Geometridae, Geometridae
Member holonyms: Paleacrita Vernata, Spring Cankerworm

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Paleacrita

genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala
genus Pachyrhizus
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita (current term)
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus
genus Pandion
genus Panicum
genus Panonychus
genus Panthera
genus Papaver
genus Paphiopedilum
genus Papio
genus Paprilus

Literary usage of Genus Paleacrita

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"The antenna;, as Dr. Riley pointed out three years after he described his genus Paleacrita (8th Mo. Report, p. 15 and 17), are nearly in agreement with ..."

2. The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America by William Jacob Holland (1903)
"... Genus PALEACRITA Riley There are reputed to be three species of the genus found in the United States. Only one of them, because of its economic ..."

3. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1877)
"... defining the new genus Paleacrita; remedies], p. 12-22, fig. 3-15. c. The army worm — Leucania unipuncta Haw. [various applications of the vernacular ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"... with Remarks on the genus Paleacrita. By CV Riley. (From the Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis. Vol. iii, No. 4.) 1877. 8vo, pp. 34. ..."

5. Bibliography of the More Important Contributions to American Economic Entomology by Nathan Banks, United States (1890)
"... 13,17—Characters of the genus Paleacrita, 17—Distinguished as spring and fall canker-worms, 17—Practical considerations from their differences of habit, ..."

6. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"In a single genus (Paleacrita) not belonging to this family veins II and III of the hind wings coalesce to the middle of the discal cell; but this genus ..."

7. ... Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1883)
"The genus Paleacrita approaches much nearer Hybernia, from which it is, however, readily distinguished by the double pair of hair fascicles to each 3 ..."

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