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Species Diacme adipaloides - Darker Diacme Moth - Hodges#5143

Darker Diacme Moth - Diacme adipaloides Darker Diacme Moth - Hodges #5143 - Diacme adipaloides Diacme adipaloides Diacme? - Diacme adipaloides Darker Diacme Moth - Hodges#5143  - Diacme adipaloides Diacme adipaloides Diacme elealis (Paler Diacme Moth) - Diacme adipaloides moth - Diacme adipaloides
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Genus Diacme
Species adipaloides (Darker Diacme Moth - Hodges#5143)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diacme adipaloides (Grote & Robinson, 1867)
Botys adipaloides Grote & Robinson, 1867
18mm WS (1)
Resembles Paler Diacme, but darker FW is grayish brown with irregular pale orange bands. HW is paler yellow with wide brown border. (1)

DNA supported specimen
The host plants are unknown (1)
"I do call some things D. elealis in SC, but these have a different wing shape, and never have any hint of a basal line on the HW. I call everything with a basal line D. adipaloides." Brian Scholtens - reference here
See Also
Paler Diacme Moth - Hodges #5142
Print References
Grote, A.R., C.T. Robinson, 1867. Descriptions of American Lepidoptera, No 1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 1: 26. Plate [url=]2, fg. 19.