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Species Antepirrhoe fasciata - Hodges#7211

Antepirrhoe fasciata Antepirrhoe fasciata - Hodges #7211 - Antepirrhoe fasciata
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Classification
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
7211
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Antepirrhoe fasciata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)
Eustroma fasciata Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
Numbers
Three Antepirrhoe species occur in America north of Mexico.
Size
Wingspan: (Barnes & McDunnough)
♂ 34 mm.
♀ 37 mm.
Identification
The original description as Eustroma fasciata Barnes & McDunnough, is available online at the link in the print references below.
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Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Range
Northern California to Montana and Alaska. (2)
Described from Ketchikan, Alaska.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Higher elevations.
Season
Adults have been recorded mostly from June to September. (2)
Food
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