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Family Pyralidae - Pyralid Moths

Cactoblastis cactorum Stored Grain Moth - Aglossa caprealis Dimorphic Tosale Moth - 5556 - Dorsal - Tosale oviplagalis - male What moth, please? - Hypsopygia olinalis A Pyralid sp. - Sciota basilaris Pink-masked Pyralid, 5512 - Aglossa disciferalis Locust leafroller - Sciota subcaesiella Tlascala Moth - Tlascala reductella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Other Common Names
Snout moths
Pronunciation
pye-RAL-id-ee
Size
small to medium-size: wingspan usually between 9 and 37 mm
Range
cosmopolitan
Print References
Solis, M. Alma (2007) Phylogenetic studies and modern classification of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) (read online)