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Species Thopeutis forbesellus - Hodges#5473

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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Haimbachiini
Genus Thopeutis
Species forbesellus (Thopeutis forbesellus - Hodges#5473)
Hodges Number
5473
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chilo forbesellus Fernald, 1896
Food
Larvae are stem borers in Bulrushes: Schoenoplectus acutus, S. americanus, and S. tabernaemontani.
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1896. The Crambidae of North America. Hatch Experiment Station of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, p. 80.
Frohne, W. C. 1939. Biology of Chilo forbesellus Fernald, an hygrophilous crambine moth. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 58(3):304-326.