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Species Anania tertialis - Hodges#4953

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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 Pyraustinae
Tribe Pyraustini
Genus Anania
Species tertialis (Anania tertialis - Hodges#4953)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anania tertialis (Guenée, 1854) Leraut, 2005; Yang Z., et al., 2012
Ebulea tertialis Guenée, 1854
Botys syringicola Packard, 1870
Phlyctaenia coronata tertialis Munroe, (1954, 1976)
3 species in the Anania coronata species complex found in North America: A. tertialis, A. plectilis, A. tennesseensis. (A. coronata is restricted to Europe.) (1)
forewing length: ~10 mm (1)
Adult: wings dull grayish-brown with pale yellow spots and accents along darker lines; forewing and hindwing with large yellowish spots outside PM line; PM line zigzagged and sharply pointed on all wings
[adapted from description of Anania coronata by Charles Covell]

Eastern and western Nearctic region [United States (Washington, Minnesota, Tennessee), Canada (British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia)]. (Yang Z., et al. 2012)
April to August
Life Cycle
Overwinters in larvae stage, pupating in spring.
Holotype as Ebulea tertialis by Guenee, 1854. Type Locality: North America. In the United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
Lectotype as Ebulea tertialis by Guenee, 1854. Type Locality: North America. In the British National Museum of Natural History, London, England.
See Also
Anania plectilis - forewing length: ~11.5 mm
Anania tennesseensis - forewing length: ~9 mm
Print References
Guenée, M. A. 1854 Deltoïdes et Pyralites. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères 8: 364
Leraut, P.J.A. 2005 Contribution à l’étude de quelques genres et espèces de Pyraustinae (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Nouvelle Revue d’Entomologie, 22: 123–139.
Munroe, E.G. 1976 Pyraloidea Pyralidae comprising the subfamily Pyraustinae tribe Pyraustini (part). The Moths of America North of Mexico 13.2A: 1–78
Packard, A. S. 1870 Injurious insects, new and little known. Seventeenth Annual report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture. 1870: 250
Yang Z., Landry J-F., Handfield L., Zhang Y., Solis M.A., Handfield D., Scholtens B.G., Mutanen M., Nuss M., Herbert P.D.N. 2012 DNA barcoding and morphology reveal three cryptic species of Anania (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) in North America, all distinct from their European counterpart. Systematic Entomology. 37: 687–705. PDF
Works Cited
1.DNA barcoding and morphology reveal three cryptic species of Anania in N. America, all distinct from European counterpart
Yang, Z. et al. Systematic Entomology - Royal Entomological Society, 2012, Vol. 37-4, Pages 686-705.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems