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Genus Atomopteryx

Moth - Atomopteryx solanalis
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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Atomopteryx
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Walsingham, 1891
Numbers
One species in our area. (1)
Remarks
Zellerina (replacement name for Stenoptych) was synonymized with Atomopteryx in Munroe (1995a). (1)
Print References
Munroe EG. (1995a) Crambidae (Crambinae, Schoenobiinae, Cybalomiinae, Linostinae, Glaphyriinae, Dichogaminae, Scopariinae, Musotiminae, Midilinae, Nymphulinae, Odontiinae, Evergestinae, Pyraustinae). In: Heppner JB. (Ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea – Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea 3 Association for Tropical Lepidoptera & Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, 60–79.
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.