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Species Pyrausta semirubralis - Hodges#5067

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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 Pyrausta
Species semirubralis (Pyrausta semirubralis - Hodges#5067)
Hodges Number
61 species in North America north of Mexico.
forewing length 9-11 mm(1)
southern British Columbia to southern California and northern Arizona(1)
coastal areas and inland to 9000'
Life Cycle
Print References
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, Moths of Western North America, p. 177; pl. 22.46(1)
E. Munroe, 1976. MONA Fascicle 13.2b, p. 132; pl. 9.40-48.(2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems -species account with photographs of pinned adults and DNA sequence.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 13.2B. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae (part), Pyraustinae, Pyraustini (conclusion)...
Munroe, Eugene. 1976. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.