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Species Pero washakiensis - Washakie's Pero - Hodges#6760.1

Meske's Pero - Pero washakiensis - female
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Azelinini
Genus Pero
Species washakiensis (Washakie's Pero - Hodges#6760.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pero washakiensis Ferris, 2003
Explanation of Names
"This species is named for the geographic county where the holotype was collected, which in turn was named for Chief Washakie, a Shoshone Indian and great warrior." - Ferris (2003).
Type Locality: WY
Print References
Ferris, C.D., 2003. A new species of Pero from Wyoming and Idaho (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Bulletin of the Allyn Museum, 142: 1-4.