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Species Omiodes martyralis - Hodges#5214.1

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 Omiodes
Species martyralis (Omiodes martyralis - Hodges#5214.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Omiodes martyralis (Lederer, 1863)
Coenostola martyralis Lederer, 1863
Omiodes cervinalis Amsel, 1956
Hedylepta vulpina Meyrick, 1936
Explanation of Names
Omiodes martyralis (Lederer, 1863) is now recognized within the North American fauna (Louisiana). (1)
WS: 28mm (Lederer, 1863)
"100. Coenostola martyralis. 28 mm. Dusty reddish brown, the fringes on the forewings from the middle to the inner angle, whitish on the back. Both blemishes small, dull gray-brown; across the round a dusty brown, slightly curved transverse line; the outer transverse line also dusty gray-brown, at the front edge far from the kidney-blemish, making in the midst of an angular projection, under it straight to the inner margin, over the hind wings, which still have a dark center, continued in the same way. Bottom gray-brown, all drawing extinguished. - 1 ♂ Mus. Ca e s. (Originalis has the same design on dusty brown-gray background and is twice as big, according to the original, in the British Museum, but changes in size, since a piece in the Imperial Museum, in which I otherwise see no difference, is no bigger than martyralis.)" - Google translation of original description from Lederer, (1863).
Type locality: Brazil
Print References
Amsel, H.G., 1956. Microlepidoptera Venezolana I. Boletin de Entomologia Venezolana, Maracay 10 (1954) (1–2): 216–217.
Brou, V.A., 1985. 1984 Season Summary. News of the Lepidopterists Society 27(2): 25.
Brou, V.A., 1994. A new US pyraloid species record. Southern Lepidopterists News 16(3): 26.
Lederer, J., 1863. Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Pyralidinen. Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift 7: 409, 479; pl. 14, fig. 15.
Meyrick, E. 1936. New species of Pyrales and Microlepidoptera from the Deutsches Entomologisches Institut. Arbeiten über morphologische und taxonomische Entomologie aus Berlin-Dahlem. 3 (2): 100.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems