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Species Udea inquinatalis - Hodges#5086

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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Udea
Species inquinatalis (Udea inquinatalis - Hodges#5086)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Udea inquinatalis Lienig & Zeller, 1846
Scopula inquinatalis Lienig & Zeller, 1846
Pionea albinalis Della Beffa, 1942
Udea glacialis Packard, 1867
Wingspan: 18–25 mm.
Found in most of Europe (except Ireland, Great Britain, the Benelux, the Iberian Peninsula and most of the Balkan Peninsula) and North America (records from Quebec, Manitoba, Michigan and Minnesota).
Larvae feed on on Betula alba, Betula nana, Salix, Vaccinium myrtillus, and Spiraea ulmaria.
Type locality: Latvia, Koknese ("Kokenhusen")
Print References
Della Beffa 1942: . – Bollettino del Laboratorio Sperimentale e Regio Osservatorio di Fitopatologia, Torino 18: 30.
Lienig, F. & P. C. Zeller 1846: Lepidopterologische Fauna von Lievland und Curland. Bearbeitet von Friederike Lienig, geb. Berg, mit Anmerkungen von P. C. Zeller. – Isis von Oken, Leipzig [39] (3–4): 205.
Munroe, E. G. 1950: The generic positions of some North American Lepidoptera commonly referred to Pyrausta Schrank (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 82 (11): 222.
Packard, A. S. 1867: View of the lepidopterous fauna of Labrador. – Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, Boston 11 (1866–1868): 52.