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Species Palpita illibalis - Inkblot Palpita Moth - Hodges#5223

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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Palpita
Species illibalis (Inkblot Palpita Moth - Hodges#5223)
Hodges Number
5223
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Palpita illibalis (Hübner, 1818)
Hapalia illibalis Hübner, 1818
Botys euphaesalis Walker, 1859
Botys subjectalis Lederer, 1863
Phylogenetic sequence #156025
Identification
Range
Southeastern United States.
*There is one record from Washington state at lepbarcoding.org
Remarks
Type locality: USA, Georgia
Print References
Hübner, J. 1808–1818 [imprint "1818"] k: Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge [sic], bestehend in Bekundigung einzelner Fliegmuster neuer oder rarer nichteuropäischer Gattungen. – Augsburg. k: 1: 19, 48, pl. [17] fig. 95, 96.
Lederer, J. 1863: Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Pyralidinen. – Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift 7 (8, 10–12): 374, pl. 10 fig. 13.
Munroe, E. G. 1950: The generic positions of some North American Lepidoptera commonly referred to Pyrausta Schrank (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 82 (11): 220.
Munroe, E. G. 1952 a: The illibalis-group of the genus Palpita Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 84: 43-55. (1)
Munroe, E. G. 1995 a: Crambidae (Crambinae, Schoenobiinae, Cybalomiinae, Linostinae, Glaphyriinae, Dichogaminae, Scopariinae, Musotiminae, Midilinae, Nymphulinae, Odontiinae, Evergestinae, Pyraustinae). Pp. 70. – In: Heppner, J. B., Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea - Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea 3. – Association for Tropical Lepidoptera & Scientific Publishers, Gainesville.
Walker, F. 1859 d: Pyralides. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 19: 1008.