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Species Desmia deploralis - Hodges#5166

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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 Desmia
Species deploralis (Desmia deploralis - Hodges#5166)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Desmia deploralis Hampson, 1912
Type locality: Paraguay, Sapucay
Print References
Hampson, G. F. 1912: Descriptions of new species of Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology (ser. 8) 9: 244
Internet References