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Species Sarabotys cupreicostalis - Hodges#4936.5

Arizona Moth  - Sarabotys cupreicostalis
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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
Genus Sarabotys
Species cupreicostalis (Sarabotys cupreicostalis - Hodges#4936.5)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sarabotys cupreicostalis (Dyar, 1913)
Phlyctaenodes cupreicostalis Dyar, 1913
Expanse: 21-27 mm.
TL: Guadajalara, Jalisco, Mexico
Sarabotys cupreicostalis is here reported for the first time in the United States from Arizona by MAS. Five specimens are deposited in the NMNH (National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC): Babquivari Mts., Pima Co., 1–15 Sept. 1923 (2 specimens); Huachuca Mts., Aug. 16–23, Barnes Coll. (1 specimen); and Huachuca Mts., Miller Canyon, 5000’, Cochise Co., 18 July 1974, J. G. Franclemont (2 specimens) (1).
Print References
Capps, 1967. Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 120 (3561). 39-40; fig. 142 (2)
Dyar, 1913. Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 44 (1951): 318 (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.
2.Review of some species of Loxostege (Hübner) and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae, Pyrausinae)
Hahn W. Capps. 1967. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 120(3361): 1-75.
3.Descriptions of new Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico
Harrison G. Dyar. 1913. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 44: 279-324.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group