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Species Hahncappsia mellinialis - Hodges#4973

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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 Hahncappsia
Species mellinialis (Hahncappsia mellinialis - Hodges#4973)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epichronistis mellinialis Druce, 1899
see Capps 1967 (1)
Records from Arizona and New Mexico in our area.
Type locality: Guatemala, Dueñas
Print References
Capps, H W. 1967. Review of some species of Loxostege (Hübner) and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae: Pyrausinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 120(3361): 35 (1)
Druce, H. 1881–1900: Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera. 559, pl. 101 fig. 12 – In: Godman, F. D. & O. Salvin, Biologia Centrali-Americana 2 (text), 3 (plates). – Taylor & Francis, London.
Munroe, E. G. 1976: Pyraloidea Pyralidae comprising the subfamily Pyraustinae tribe Pyraustini (part). Pp. 1–78, pls 1–4, A–H. – In: Dominick, R. B. et al., The Moths of America north of Mexico 13.2A 13.2A. – E.W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, London.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adults (2)
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens (3)