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Species Paranthrene fenestrata - Paranthrene fenestrata - Hodges#2525 - Hodges#2525

Paranthrene fenestrata  Barnes and Lindsey - Paranthrene fenestrata - male
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Tinthiinae
Tribe Paranthrenini
Genus Paranthrene
Species fenestrata (Paranthrene fenestrata - Hodges#2525 - Hodges#2525)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paranthrene fenestrata Barnes & Lindsey, 1922
* phylogenetic sequence #079100
Explanation of Names
Fenestrata is Latin meaning "a window." (1)
Wingspan: ♀ 40-45 mm. (2)
Adult - There are two color forms, one with mostly black wings and a red-orange and black body and another form with red-orange wings and black body. (3), (4)
High elevations in southern Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and northern Mexico. (2), (5), (3)
Type Location: Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona.
Associated with oaks forests. (3)
Males respond well to ZZA pheromone baits. (3)
Print References
Barnes, W. & A.W. Lindsey, 1922. Descriptions of two new species of Aegeriidae (Lep.). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 17(4): 122
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 151, pl.28, f.166 (2)
Internet References
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - red-orange color form specimens
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae.
George P. Engelhardt. 1946. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 1-222, pl.1-32.
3.Paranthrene fenestrata Barnes and Lindsey
4.Moths of Southeast Arizona
5.North American Moth Photographers Group