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Species Hileithia rehamalis - Hodges#5189

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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Hileithia
Species rehamalis (Hileithia rehamalis - Hodges#5189)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hileithia rehamalis (Dyar, 1914)
Bocchoris rehamalis Dyar, 1914
Blepharomastix rehamalis Dyar, 1914
wingspan about 15 mm, based on photo by Jim Vargo at MPG
Adult: wings white with irregular black lines; top of head yellow; top of thorax and abdomen white with black spots
Texas, based on BugGuide posting
adults fly in June-July in south Texas
Blepharomastix magualis, aplicalis, rehamalis, and differentialis were transferred to Hileithia in Munroe (1995a). (1)
Print References
Dyar, H. G. 1914 b: Descriptions of new species and genera of Lepidoptera from Mexico. – Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Washington 47 (2054): 393.
Munroe EG. (1995a) Crambidae (Crambinae, Schoenobiinae, Cybalomiinae, Linostinae, Glaphyriinae, Dichogaminae, Scopariinae, Musotiminae, Midilinae, Nymphulinae, Odontiinae, Evergestinae, Pyraustinae). In: Heppner JB. (Ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea – Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea 3 Association for Tropical Lepidoptera & Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, 60–79.
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.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems