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931399.009178Panthea virginarius – (Grote, 1880)

© Dick Wilson
Distribution: West and north of Great Basin. Disjunct population in Cypress Hills of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Coniferous forests, in particular but not confined to Douglas-fir forests. Elevations ~ sea-level to near tree-line.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Conifers.
Description/
Field Marks:
Highly variable in both size and color.
Similar Species: See also 9181 P. gigantea, 9177 P. acronyctoides nigra.
Taxonomic Notes: Includes as synonyms Panthea portlandia [9179] and Panthea angelica [9180].
References
Data compiled and contributed by Steve Scott from references cited.

Panthea virginarius
© John Davis
Panthea virginarius
© John Davis
Panthea virginarius
© John Davis
Panthea virginarius
© John Davis
Panthea virginarius
CBIF
Panthea virginarius
45mm – © Jim Vargo
Panthea virginarius
41mm – © Jim Vargo
Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG
on Psuedotsuga taxifolia
Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG
on Psuedotsuga taxifolia
Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Panthea virginarius
© Jane & John Balaban LG

Panthea virginarius
© Jane & John Balaban LG

Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG
on Psuedotsuga taxifolia
Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Panthea virginarius
© Canadian National Collection LG

Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Panthea virginarius
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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