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Species Diaphania nitidalis - Pickleworm Moth - Hodges#5202

Metallic Moth - Diaphania nitidalis  Hodges #5202 – Diaphania nitidalis – Pickleworm Moth  - Diaphania nitidalis Moth with Hair-pencil in the lantana? - Diaphania nitidalis Pickleworm moth - Diaphania nitidalis Diaphania nitidalis? - Diaphania nitidalis Diaphania nitidalis Unidentified moth in Alabama - Diaphania nitidalis Unidentified moth in Alabama - Diaphania nitidalis
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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Diaphania
Species nitidalis (Pickleworm Moth - Hodges#5202)
Hodges Number
5202
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diaphania nitidalis (Stoll, 1781)
Pyralis nitidalis Stoll in Cramer & Stoll, 1781
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include the eastern United States from Maine to Florida and Texas; West Indies: Mexico to Argentina. (1)
Remarks
A tropical moth. It survives winter only in southern FL and perhaps TX