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Species Antepione imitata - Hodges#6990

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Ourapterygini
Genus Antepione
Species imitata (Antepione imitata - Hodges#6990)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Antepione imitata Hy. Edwards, 1884
Antepione comstocki
A. indiscretata
A. constans
There are two species of the genus Antepione in America north of Mexico. (1)
The wingspan is 35-38 mm. (1)
Edwards (1884) reported a wingspan of 38 mm.
Nevada to Colorado and south to Arizona and western Texas; Mexico. (1)
Holotype ♀ from Las Vegas, New Mexico by Prof. F.H. Snow.
Riparian canyons to 1830 m. (1)
The main flight period appears to be March to September. (2)
Packard reared on alder.
See Also
Antepione thisoaria is found east of the 95th parallel. (1)
Print References
Ferris, C.D. 2010. A revision of the genus Antepione Packard with description of the new genus Pionenta Ferris (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae). Zookeys 71.(1)
Edwards, H. 1884. Some new forms of N. American moths. Papilio 4: 48.