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Species Loxostege anartalis - Hodges#5010

Loxostege anartalis Loxostege anartalis Loxostege anartalis
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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 Loxostege
Species anartalis (Loxostege anartalis - Hodges#5010)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Loxostege anartalis (Grote, 1877)
Botis lulualis Hulst, 1886
Eurycreon anartalis Grote, 1878
Pylogenetic Sequence # 801489
The wingspan is ≈ 20–24mm (1)
across Canada, south to northern CA (2)(3)
Adults have been recorded on wing from April to July. (1)
Subspecies: (1)
Loxostege anartalis anartalis (California)
Loxostege anartalis albertalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 (Manitoba west to the southern interior of British Columbia, north to the Northwest Territories and Alaska)
Loxostege anartalis lulualis (Hulst, 1886) (California to Quebec)
Loxostege anartalis rainierensis Munroe, 1976 (Washington)
Loxostege anartalis saxicolalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 (Utah to Wyoming)
See Also
Loxostege quaestoralis has less contrast on the hind-wings.

Pyrausta tuolumnalis