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Species Blepharomastix potentalis - Hodges#5184

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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 Blepharomastix
Species potentalis (Blepharomastix potentalis - Hodges#5184)
Hodges Number
5184
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blepharomastix potentalis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1914)(1)
Pyrausta potentalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
Size
Wingspan about 19 mm.
Range
Arizona
Print References
Barnes, W., McDunnouh, J. H. 1914. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, Volume 2. p. 248,
pl. 1, fig. 22. (2)
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.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.North American Moth Photographers Group