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Species Salbia haemorrhoidalis - Lantana Leaftier - Hodges#5287

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Genus Salbia
Species haemorrhoidalis (Lantana Leaftier - Hodges#5287)
Hodges Number
5287
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Salbia haemorrhoidalis Guenée, 1854
Asopia dircealis Walker, 1859
Hedylepta futilalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
Food
Adults feed on Lantana and lay eggs on the undersides of leaves. Larvae feed within folded leaves, which they fasten together with silk.
Life Cycle
• Pupation occurs in cocoons spun in leaf litter under the plant.
• Development from egg to adult takes 5–6 weeks.
• Adults live for about two weeks.
Remarks
Type locality: Brazil
Print References
Barnes, W. M. & J. H. McDunnough 1914 b: Some new North American Pyraustinae. – Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, Chicago 2 (6): 226, pl. 1 fig. 3.
Guenée, M. A. 1854: Deltoïdes et Pyralites. Pp. 201-202. – In: Boisduval, J. B. A. D. de & M. A. Guenée, Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères 8 8. – Roret, Paris.
Walker, F. 1859 b: Pyralides. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 17: 365.