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Species Aglossa baba - Hodges#5520

Aglossa baba
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Pyralinae
Genus Aglossa
Species baba (Aglossa baba - Hodges#5520)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aglossa baba Dyar, 1914
Wingspan, 20 mm.
Original description (from Dyar, 1914): Fore wing densely powdered with blackish; lines broad, pale creamy, the inner dentate inward on submedian fold, the outer narrowing below, slightly produced on submedian fold, reaching the inner margin near tornus; a row of pale dots on costa; fringe pale. Hind wing pale creamy with narrow fuscous terminal line. Expanse, 20 mm. A frail, narrow-winged species like A. acallalis Dyar.
Originally described from the Chisos Mts., Brewster Co., Texas.
Print References
Dyar, H. G. 1914. New American Lepidoptera. Insec. Inscit. Menstr. 2(11):161-164.