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Genus Eoparargyractis

Eoparargyractis irroratalis, 4785 - Eoparargyractis irroratalis moth - Eoparargyractis plevie Eoparargyractis - Eoparargyractis plevie Eoparargyractis irroratalis Eoparargyractis plevie Moth to porch light - Eoparargyractis Eoparargyractis plevie Eoparargyractis irroratalis confirmation needed - Eoparargyractis plevie
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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 Acentropinae
Tribe Argyractini
Genus Eoparargyractis
Numbers
Three species in the eastern U.S. and Canada.
Identification
Radiating rays in subapical area of forewings and row of dark eyespots on margin of hindwing. Forewing has an arched brown basal line; the two white radiating rays in outer forewing are different widths (inner one narrower).
See Also
Compare with other related genera of the Argyractini which share the characters of subapical white rays on the FW and marginal eyespots on the HWs.