Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
(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)
Texas to Florida(3)
and South Carolina(4)
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)
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Hodges, R.W., et al. 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 130; pl. 6.28.(1)
Meyrick, 1910. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. 20 (1): 144
Meyrick, 1920. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 22 (3) : 45