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Species Alpheioides parvulalis - Hodges#5649

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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 Alpheioides
Species parvulalis (Alpheioides parvulalis - Hodges#5649)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Alpheioides parvulalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Phylogenetic sequence #167800.
The only Alpheioides species found in America north of Mexico.
Wingspan about 12 mm.
sexually dimorphic
California to Texas and Oklahoma. (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Adults are most common from April to September. (2)
As of 1/6/10 the tribe designation to Tirathabini is based on the list used by MPG. Moths of Southeastern Arizona places this in the tribe Macrothecini here while Funet places it in the tribe Cacotherapiini here.