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Species Neocymbopteryx heitzmani - Hodges#4806

Unknown Kentucky Pyralidae - Neocymbopteryx heitzmani Unknown Kentucky Pyralidae - Neocymbopteryx heitzmani
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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 Odontiinae
Tribe Odontiini
Genus Neocymbopteryx
Species heitzmani (Neocymbopteryx heitzmani - Hodges#4806)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neocymbopteryx heitzmani Munroe, 1973
Explanation of Names
Named for the collector of the type specimen, J. R. Heitzman
14mm wingspan
Type locality Eureka Springs, Carroll County, Arkansas
Known only from the type specimen, a male. From the species description: "Although the only known specimen was taken at "black light," the reduced eyes suggest that the species is adapted to daylight activity."
Print References
Munroe, E. (1973). A New Genus And Species Of Odontiinae From Arkansas (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). The Canadian Entomologist, 105(4), 669-671. doi:10.4039/Ent105669-4
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