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Species Diaphania nitidalis - Pickleworm Moth - Hodges#5202

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