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Species Stylopalpia scobiella - Hodges#5820

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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Nephopteryx Series)
Genus Stylopalpia
Species scobiella (Stylopalpia scobiella - Hodges#5820)
Hodges Number
5820
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stylopalpia scobiella (Grote 1880)
Nephopteryx scobiella Grote 1880
Identification
Palpi upturned; head, thorax, and base of FWs mostly unmarked buff, usually with just a few small brown spots, often blending into a dull reddish streak along inner margin of FWs; diffuse creamy white streak along costa speckled with brown; most of remainder of FW grizzled pale gray with a couple of larger pairs of black and white dashes in the center of inner margin (top of folded wings) and at end of cell; terminal line of small black dots. The typical Phycitine pattern of transverse lines and a pair of discal dots is "nearly obliterated".(1)
Range
South and central Texas, north to Dallas; also reported from Colorado.
Season
May-August, October (BG, iNaturalist). Grote reported specimens in January, March, and July.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1880. North American Phycidae. North American Entomologist. 1(7): 51. PDF on Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Heinrich, C. 1956. American Moths of the Subfamily Phycitinae. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 207:141.(1) PDF on Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 139; pl. 8.27.
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems