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Genus Cosipara

Cosipara tricoloralis (T) - Cosipara tricoloralis Cosipara tricoloralis Cosipara tricoloralis Tricolored Cosipara Moth - Cosipara tricoloralis Tricolored Cosipara Moth - Cosipara tricoloralis Tricolored Cosipara Moth - Cosipara tricoloralis possible? - Cosipara tricoloralis - Cosipara tricoloralis BOLD Sample ID: CNCLEP00106871 - Cosipara modulalis
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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 Scopariinae
Genus Cosipara
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Munroe, 1972
Numbers
3 species in our area (1).
Range
C. tricoloralis occurs from California to British Columbia, east to Colorado
C. chiricahuae and modulalis occur in Arizona
Season
adults fly in July and August
Remarks
page creation based on tentative identification of this image by Brian Scholtens
Internet References
presence in California; list of 9 specimen records with dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)
presence in British Columbia; list of C. tricoloralis (U. of British Columbia)
presence in Colorado; list of C. tricoloralis (Paul Opler, Moths of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USGS)
presence in Arizona; list of species C. chiricahoae and C. modulalis (Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeastern Arizona)
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.