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Species Pleuroprucha asthenaria - Asthene Wave Moth - Hodges#7133

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Sterrhinae
Tribe Cosymbiini
Genus Pleuroprucha
Species asthenaria (Asthene Wave Moth - Hodges#7133)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pleuroprucha asthenaria (Walker, 1861)
original combination Acidalia asthenaria Walker, 1861; List Lep. Brit. Mus. 22: 737
syn. Acidalia imparata Walker, 1863; List Lep. Brit. Mus. 25: 1598
* phylogenetic sequence #209350
in Brasil the larvae feed on the flowers of Miconia ferruginata, M. claussenii, Schefflera macrocarpum, Zeyera montana (Bignoniaceae), the leaves of Qualea parviflora (Diniz & Morais, 2002), and mango fruits (Wkipedia)
Print References
Diniz, I.R., H.C. Morais 2002. Local pattern of host plant utilization by lepidopteran larvae in the cerrado vegetation, Entomotropica 17(2): 115-119
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species group