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Species Scoparia basalis - Many-spotted Scoparia - Hodges#4719

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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 Scopariinae
Genus Scoparia
Species basalis (Many-spotted Scoparia - Hodges#4719)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scoparia basalis Walker, 1866
* Phylogenetic sequence #142550.
Fourteen Scoparia species occur in America north of Mexico. MPG list
Wingspan about 13 mm.
Widespread throughout much of eastern North America and records from Washington to British Columbia and Alberta.
Bug Guide - range map with monthly record of photos submitted to the guide.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Adults fly April through November, with December records from Florida.
Print References
Hodges, Ronald W. (ed.) 1983. Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Moths of Maryland - several living adult photos. - pinned adult.
Moth Photographers Group - pinned Scoparia basalis and related species for comparison.
University of Alberta, E. H. Strickland Entomological Museum - adult seasonal distribution chart for Canada.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.