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Genus Penstemonia

Penstemonia edwardsii (Beutenmuller) - Penstemonia edwardsii - male Penstemonia - Penstemonia hennei Penstemonia - Penstemonia hennei Penstemonia clarkei - male ? Holly Borer Moth? - Penstemonia clarkei Synanthedon bibionipennis? - Penstemonia clarkei Synanthedon bibionipennis? - Penstemonia clarkei Synanthedon bibionipennis? - Penstemonia clarkei
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Sesioidea (Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Tribe Synanthedonini
Genus Penstemonia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Penstemonia Engelhardt, 1946
Explanation of Names
Named for the host plant genus Penstemon.
Print References
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 14