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Species Pherne sperryi - Hodges#6951

6951  - Pherne sperryi
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Ourapterygini
Genus Pherne
Species sperryi (Pherne sperryi - Hodges#6951)
Hodges Number
6951
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pherne sperryi McDunnough (1), 1935
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Mr. J.L. Sperry who collected the specimens for description.
Size
Wingspan 30-36 mm.
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
California and Arizona to Utah.
Season
The main flight period is March to October.
Print References
McDunnough, 1935, J., 1935. An apparently new Pherne from California. The Canadian Entomologist 67(5): 110-111. Abstract & PDF access