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Species Dichogama amabilis - Hodges#4791

Dichogama amabilis larva - Dichogama amabilis Dichogama amabilis larva - Dichogama amabilis
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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 Glaphyriinae
Genus Dichogama
Species amabilis (Dichogama amabilis - Hodges#4791)
Hodges Number
4791
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichogama amabilis Möschler, 1891
Size
Wingspan: 16.8 mm (Möschler, 1891).
Identification
Forewings dirty white to gray with red spot at apex. See Dyar (1901) for a detailed description of the larva (1).
Range
South Florida (2).
Season
Year-round (2).
Food
Jamaican Capertree (Capparis cynophallophora) (1).
Print References
Möschler, H.B. 1890. Die Lepidopteren-Fauna der Insel Portorico. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 16(1): 296.
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of Some Pyralid Larva from Southern Florida
Dyar, Harrison G. 1901. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Volume 9, 20-21.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems