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Species Udea washingtonalis - Hodges#5081

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Classification
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 Udea
Species washingtonalis (Udea washingtonalis - Hodges#5081)
Hodges Number
5081
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Udea washingtonalis (Grote, 1882)
Numbers
4 subspecies U. w. hollandi, nomensis, pribilofensis, washingtonalis
Size
Expanse: 19-28 mm., depending on subspecies. (1)
Identification
Adult: forewing white with dark brown band extending from middle of costa half-way to inner margin; AM and PM lines broken and/or indistinct; black spots along outer margin and distal half of costa; pale yellowish shading in median area; hindwing white with diffuse yellowish terminal band and black dots along outer margin
Range
Alaska (as far west as the Pribilof Islands), south to California. (1)
Season
adults fly from May to July in California
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 23, fig. 26; p. 178. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of North American species of Udea Guenée (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Eugene Munroe. 1966. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 98(49): 5-57.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems