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Species Eulepte anticostalis - Hodges#5195

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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 Eulepte
Species anticostalis (Eulepte anticostalis - Hodges#5195)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eulepte anticostalis (Grote, 1871)
Botis anticostalis Grote, 1871
*misidentified as Eulepte inguinalis Guenée, 1854
* phylogenetic sequence #155275
wingspan 25-28 mm
Florida to North Carolina and west to Texas
Type locality: USA, Alabama
Print References
Grote, A. R. 1871: Descriptions of Lepidoptera from Alabama. – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 3: 101–105, 124–126, 181.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults. - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults. - photos of collected adult by Darryl N. Searcy.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned Eulepte anticostalis and related species.