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Species Pyrausta lethalis - Lethal Pyrausta Moth - Hodges#5027

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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Pyrausta
Species lethalis (Lethal Pyrausta Moth - Hodges#5027)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta lethalis (Grote, 1881)
Botis lethalis Grote, 1881
* phylogenetic sequence #150575
Wingspan about 16 mm (Grote, 1881).
First described from California. Records here and at the MPG indicate it's present throughout the southwest.
Print References
Grote, A. R. 1881. North American moths. Canadian Entomologist 13(2): 33
Munroe, E. 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b, p.97; pl.7.13-22
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
BOLD Systems - DNA sequenced specimens