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Subfamily Scopariinae

Moth ID - Eudonia heterosalis Scoparia basalis - Scoparia Striped Eudonia - Eudonia strigalis Scopariinae Subfamily Moth Moth to porch light  - Scoparia biplagialis Moth Moth_09242021_EM_6374_1 - Eudonia strigalis Scoparia or Eudonia
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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 Scopariinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Guenée, 1854
37 species in 4 genera in our area (1).
Unknown for most if not all North American species; elsewhere, larvae have been recorded from roots and stems mosses and lycopods, as root feeders of vascular plants, and webbing fronds of large ferns
Print References
Solis, M. Alma (2007) Phylogenetic studies and modern classification of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) (read online)
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.