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Species Glyphodes pyloalis - Lesser Mulberry Snout Moth - Hodges#5197

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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 Glyphodes
Species pyloalis (Lesser Mulberry Snout Moth - Hodges#5197)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Beautiful Glyphodes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphodes pyloalis Walker, 1859
Glyphodes sylpharis Butler, 1878
Presumably foliage of mulberry trees (Morus sp.), based on the common name
Type locality: China
Print References
Butler, A. G. 1879 b: Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera from Japan. – Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany and Geology, London (ser. 5) 4: 453.
Walker, F. 1859 d: Pyralides. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 19: 973-74.