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Species Loxostege floridalis - Christmas-berry webworm moth - Hodges#4994

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 Pyraustinae
Genus Loxostege
Species floridalis (Christmas-berry webworm moth - Hodges#4994)
Hodges Number
4994
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Loxostege floridalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
Range
Texas, Florida.
Food
Larbal host is Carolina desert-thorn (Lycium carolinianum var. quadrifidum).
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1913. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 2(4): 173, pl. 2, fig. 3.(1)
Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a, p. 61; pl. 4.73-74.(2)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico - Fascicle 13.2a - Pyralidae: Pyraustinae
Eugene Munroe. 1976. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems