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Species Diastictis argyralis - White-spotted Orange Moth - Hodges#5253

White spotted Orange Moth - Diastictis argyralis ? - Diastictis argyralis White spotted Orange Moth -  - Diastictis argyralis White-spotted Orange Moth - Hodges#5253 - Diastictis argyralis moth? - Diastictis argyralis Diastictis argyralis White-spotted Orange Moth - Hodges#5253 - Diastictis argyralis White-spotted Orange Moth - Diastictis argyralis Diastictis - Diastictis argyralis
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Pyraustinae
Tribe Spilomelini
Genus Diastictis
Species argyralis (White-spotted Orange Moth - Hodges#5253)
Hodges Number
5253
Numbers
There are nine named species of Diastictis in America north of Mexico. (1), (2), (3)
Size
wingspan approximately 22 mm.
Identification
Description: (Munroe, 1956)(4)
Print References
Powell, J. A., and P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. p. 180.(1)
Monroe, E. 1956. Restriction and Revision of the Genus Diastictis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). (4)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - map with some distribution data, photos of living and pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of living adult and related species for comparison.
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) - collection map and photos of pinned adults.
South Carolina Moth Species - county collection record and photo of pinned adult.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Restriction and revision of the genus Diastictis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Eugene Munroe. 1956. The Canadian Entomologist 88: 208-228.