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Species Abegesta remellalis - White-trimmed Abegesta - Hodges#4867

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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 Glaphyriinae
Genus Abegesta
Species remellalis (White-trimmed Abegesta - Hodges#4867)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abegesta remellalis (Druce, 1899)
Homophysa remellalis Druce, 1899
* phylogenetic sequence #146350
Adult - forewing yellowish-orange to brown; median line white, fairly straight, ragged-edged, jogs basally at costa; subterminal line white, wavy, angles sharply before reaching costa, and curves away from terminal line as it nears the inner margin; terminal line gray with black dots.
Arizona and California.
Adults fly from June to September.
See Also
Abegesta reluctalis forewing has less prominent subterminal line stays roughly parallel to the terminal line as it nears inner margin.
Print References
Druce, H. 1899. Lepidoptera-Heterocera. Biologia Centrali-Americana 2: 556
Munroe, E. 1964. New genera and species of Glaphyriinae (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Canadian Entomologist 96 (10): 1261-1307
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.22.6f, p.172
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
live adult image from Arizona, plus date and location (Larry Line, Maryland)
common name reference (Moth Photographers Group)
presence in California; list of 3 specimens plus dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)
presence in Arizona; list (Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeastern Arizona)