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55a0059 – 2527   Paranthrene simulans (Grote, 1881)
             Red Oak Clearwing

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Trochilium simulans Grote, 1881
Trochilium luggeri Edwards, 1891
Fatua palmii Edwards, 1887
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Engelhardt, G.P., 1946. The North American clear-wing moths of the family Aegeridae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 190: 145.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Paranthrene simulans
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Paranthrene simulans
m. – James Solomon, USDA-FS,
Paranthrene simulans
30mm – Jim Vargo
Paranthrene simulans
f. – William Taft & Mich. St. Univ.

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