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Species Paracorsia repandalis - Hodges#4992.5

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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 Paracorsia
Species repandalis (Paracorsia repandalis - Hodges#4992.5)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyralis repandalis Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 (1)
Pyralis pallidalis Hübner, 1796
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin repandus meaning "turned up or back," likely for the habit of the upturned abdomen in many pyralids at rest.
Paracorsia repandalis is here reported for the first time in the United States from Indiana by Jim Vargo. Specimens at the FMNH (Florida Museum of Natural History): Mishawaka, 41°37’46.2”N -86°08’13.9”, St. Joseph Co. on 11 Aug 2010 and again on 14 Aug 2012. Identification by James Hayden (2).
Print References
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung eines systematischen Werkes von den Schmetterlingen der Wienergegend: 120. (1)
Hübner, J. 1796–1833 [imprint "1796"] d: Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. 6. Horde. Die Zünsler; nach der Natur geordnet, beschrieben und vorgestellt (continued by C. Geyer). – Augsburg. [i]–[iv], [i–ii], [i–ii], 1–30, [i–ii], [i–ii], pls. 1–32.
Marion, H. 1959 c: Classification et nomenclature des Pyraustinae d'Europe. – L'Entomologiste, Paris 15 (3): 45.
Works Cited
1.Systematisches Verzeichniß der Schmetterlinge der Wienergegend.
Michael Denis & Ignaz Schiffermüller. 1775. Augustin Bernardi, Wien. pp.323.
2.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.