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Species Pyrausta klotsi - Hodges#5047

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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Pyrausta
Species klotsi (Pyrausta klotsi - Hodges#5047)
Hodges Number
5047
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta klotsi Munroe, 1976 (1)
Size
Forewing length: 9-11 mm (1).
Identification
"Somewhat like Pyrausta signatalis in general maculation, but larger, apex of forewing more acute and termen more oblique; forewing brown, sometimes with a pinkish tinge, but never bright pink. Hindwing brownish, not contrastingly dark grayish fuscous. Not easily confused with any other species" (1).
Range
Records from Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas (1).
Season
Records from May to August (1).
Food
Unknown (1).
Life Cycle
Unknown (1).
Print References
Munroe, E.G. 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 13.2B. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae (part), Pyraustinae, Pyraustini (conclusion). Pp. 108–109; pl. 6, fig. 32-33; pl. J, fig. 7; pl. T, fig. I. (1)
Internet References
Species page at Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adults (2)