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Subfamily Scopariinae

Double-striped Scoparia - Scoparia biplagialis Scoparia basalis ?? - Eudonia commortalis Striped Eudonia Moth - Hodges #4738 - Eudonia strigalis Moth Striped Eudonia Moth - Hodges #4738 - Eudonia strigalis ? - Eudonia strigalis Scopariinae? Scoparia biplagialis ?
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Scopariinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Guenée, 1854
Numbers
37 species in 4 genera in our area (1).
Food
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.