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Species Alcathoe pepsioides - Hodges#2624

Alcathoe pepsioides Engelhardt - Alcathoe pepsioides - male Clearwing Moth - Alcathoe pepsioides - male
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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 Alcathoe
Species pepsioides (Alcathoe pepsioides - Hodges#2624)
Hodges Number
2624
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Alcathoe pepsioides Engelhardt, 1925
Alcathoe pepsioides atra Engelhardt, 1925
Alcathoe pepsioides ferrugata Engelhardt, 1946
* phylogenetic sequence #081950
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 30-32 mm, ♀ 34-36 mm. (1)
Range
Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona. (1)
Habitat
Mountains at 4000-8000'. (1)
Food
Larval host is western white clematis (Clematis ligusticifolia Nutt., Ranunculaceae). (2)
Print References
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. USNM Bulletin 190: 103-104, pl.24, f.146 (1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Moths of Southeast Arizona