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Species Crocidophora tuberculalis - Pale-winged Crocidophora moth - Hodges#4945

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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 Crocidophora
Species tuberculalis (Pale-winged Crocidophora moth - Hodges#4945)
Hodges Number
4945
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crocidophora tuberculalis Lederer, 1863
Size
Wingspan 15 mm.(1)
Beadle & Leckie (2012) reported a "TL" of 8-10 mm.(2)
Identification
See Forbes (1923) (1)
Sexually dimorphic. The forewing of male has a large fovea in and behind the cell.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)

Range
Quebec to Florida(4), Illinois to Texas.(5)
Season
March to August.(5)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the host unknown.(5)
Print References
Forbes, T.M. 1923. The Lepidopteras of New York and neighboring states, primitive forms Microlepidoptera, Pyraloids, Bombyces. Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station. Memoir. 68: 552(1)
Lederer, 1863. Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift. 7: 386; pl. 12, fig. 9.
Munroe, E. 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 22; pl. 2.4-6. (6)
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico - Fascicle 13.2a - Pyralidae: Pyraustinae
Eugene Munroe. 1976. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.Butterflies of North America