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Species Martyringa xeraula - Himalayan Grain Moth - Hodges#1066

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Lecithoceridae
Genus Martyringa
Species xeraula (Himalayan Grain Moth - Hodges#1066)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Martyringa xeraula (Meyrick, 1910) (1)
replaces Exaeretia ravicapitis Hodges, 1960
Martyringa kuwanni (Heinrich, 1920)
Santuzza kuwani Heinrich, 1920
Anchonoma xeraula (Meyrick, 1910)
There are two named species of Martyringa in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 21-24 mm. (2)
Texas to Florida(3) and South Carolina(4). (2)
Europe, Asia, Africa.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Most records for adults are from March to September.(2)
Larvae are detritus feeders.
Introduced to the southeastern United States. (year uncertain)
See Also

Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hodges, R.W., et al. 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 130; pl. 6.28.(1)
Anchonoma xeraula Meyrick, 1910. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. 20 (1): 144
Santuzza kuwani Meyrick, 1920. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 22 (3) : 45
Internet References
Images and Info at Barcoding Life