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Species Hypsopygia intermedialis - Red-shawled Moth - Hodges#5526

red-shawled moth (Pseudasopia intermedialis) - Hypsopygia intermedialis Pyralidae: Pseudasopia intermedialis - Hypsopygia intermedialis Moth - Hypsopygia intermedialis Red-shawled Moth - Hypsopygia intermedialis Red-shawled Moth - Hypsopygia intermedialis Red-shawled Moth - Hypsopygia intermedialis moth - Hypsopygia intermedialis - male Red-shawled Moth - Hodges#5526 - Hypsopygia intermedialis
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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 Hypsopygia
Species intermedialis (Red-shawled Moth - Hodges#5526)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypsopygia intermedialis (Walker, 1862)
Dolichomia intermedialis
Herculia intermedialis
placed in genus Pseudasopia by Solis and Shaffer (1999)
wingspan about 16 mm
Adult: forewing dark brownish-red; AM and PM lines black, bordered with pale yellow; no discal spot; AM line zigzagged; PM line slightly jagged, curving inward near costa to terminate in a pale yellow crescent hindwing light brownish-gray basally, with darker shading distally, and indistinct PM line.
United States and southern Canada
adults fly in June and July
Dolichomia, Herculia, Cisse, Buzala, Ocrasa, Bejuda, Pseudasopia, and Orthopygia were synonymized with Hypsopygia in Leraut (2006a) (1).
See Also
closely-related species have either a smooth AM line or a large discal spot
Print References
Solis, M.A., and M. Shaffer. 1999. Contribution towards the study of the Pyralinae: historical review, morphology, and nomenclature. J. Lep. Soc. 53 (1): 1-10
Internet References
live and pinned adult images (Larry Line, Maryland)
pinned adult image (James Adams, Dalton State College, Georgia)
live adult images by Robert Patterson, and pinned adult image by Jim Vargo, plus common name reference (Moth Photographers Group)
pinned adult image by Jim Vargo, and comparison images of similar species (Moth Photographers Group)
presence in Florida; list (Michael Thomas, Florida State Collection of Arthropods)
presence in Texas; list (James Gillaspy, U. of Texas)
presence in California; list (U. of California at Berkeley)
presence in Ontario; list (NHIC; Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
classification plus synonyms and references (Markku Savela, FUNET)
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.