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Species Microcausta bipunctalis - Hodges#5457

Microcausta bipunctalis Moth - Microcausta bipunctalis Arizona Moth - Microcausta bipunctalis
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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Diptychophorini
Genus Microcausta
Species bipunctalis (Microcausta bipunctalis - Hodges#5457)
Hodges Number
5457
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Microcausta bipunctalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
Phylogenetic sequence #800825
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet bipunctalis from Latin meaning "two points," refering to the small spots on the forewings.
Size
Wingspan about 10 mm. (1)
Range
Known from southern Arizona. (1)
Print References
Barnes, Wm & J.H. McDunnough. 1914. Some new North American Pyraustinae. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America 2(6): 237, Pl.1, f.16
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.