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Species Decaturia pectinalis - Hodges#5650

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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Galleriinae
Tribe Tirathabini
Genus Decaturia
Species pectinalis (Decaturia pectinalis - Hodges#5650)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Decaturia pectinalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Phylogenetic sequence # 167825
Explanation of Names
Authors: Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
See Print References below for the original description. Note, females are lager and have simple antennae and long rostriform labial palps whereas males have pectinate antennae and short labial palpi. (1)
Southern California to Texas. (2)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 24.43; p. 186. (3)
Barnes & McDunnough, 1912. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America. 1(5): 41 (Original description) (1)
Works Cited
1.Fifty new species; notes on the genus Alpheias
Barnes W., McDunnough J. H. 1912. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 1(5): 1-44.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.