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9313959181Panthea gigantea – (French, 1890)

Marius Aurelian
Distribution: Western North America. Warm, dry Ponderosa pine forests.
Seasonality
and Size:
Wingspan: male ~ 44-55; female ~ >60.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Ponderosa pine.
Description/
Field Marks:
  • Large size.
  • Dark gray-black, or gray-brown (Mexico only) forewing
  • Contrasting white hindwing
  • Similar Species: See also 9178 - P. virginarius
    References
    Data compiled and contributed by Steve Scott from references cited.

    Panthea gigantea
    CBIF
    Panthea gigantea
    Jeffrey C. Miller
    Panthea gigantea
    Jeffrey C. Miller
    Panthea gigantea
    John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

    Panthea gigantea
    John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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