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Species Hahncappsia jaralis - Hodges#4966

Hahncappsia jaralis - male Hahncappsia jaralis - female
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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 Hahncappsia
Species jaralis (Hahncappsia jaralis - Hodges#4966)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phlyctaenodes jaralis Schaus, 1920
Loxostege jaralis Capps, 1967
Male WS: 23 mm (1)
Female WS: 23-25 mm (1)
See Capps (1967)(1)
Type locality: Mexico, Guadalajara
See Also
Hahncappsia pseudobliteralis "Similar to pseudobliteralis in color and maculation, but with ground color and markings slightly darker and subterminal line of hindwing closer to outer margin." (1)
Helvibotys helvialis "...the presence of a subterminal line on the forewing of jaralis distinguishes it from helvialis." (1)
Print References
Capps, H. W. 1967: Review of some species of Loxostege Hübner and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae: Pyraustinae). – Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Washington 120 (3561): 20, figs 46, 75, 124.
Schaus, W. 1920: New species of Neotropical Pyraustinae (Lepid.). – Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 22 (7–8): 172–190, 200–222.