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Species Antepirrhoe fasciata - Hodges#7211

Antepirrhoe fasciata Antepirrhoe fasciata - Hodges #7211 - Antepirrhoe fasciata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Antepirrhoe
Species fasciata (Antepirrhoe fasciata - Hodges#7211)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Antepirrhoe fasciata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)
Eustroma fasciata Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
Three Antepirrhoe species occur in America north of Mexico.
Wingspan: (Barnes & McDunnough)
♂ 34 mm.
♀ 37 mm.
The original description as Eustroma fasciata Barnes & McDunnough, is available online at the link in the print references below.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Northern California to Montana and Alaska. (2)
Described from Ketchikan, Alaska.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Higher elevations.
Adults have been recorded mostly from June to September. (2)
Known larval hosts are fireweed (Epilobium) and huckleberry (Vaccinium).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough 1918. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 4: 137 .
Choi, 2001, American Museum Novitates. no. 3318: 30