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Species Ragonotia dotalis - Hodges#5902

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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Ragonotia
Species dotalis (Ragonotia dotalis - Hodges#5902)
Hodges Number
5902
Size
FW 10.5-13 mm (1)
Range
Southeastern California to New Mexico (1)
Habitat
deserts (1)
Season
reports from February to August (1)
See Also
Olybria aliculella has reddish-orange highlights as opposed to the more ochreous shading seen on Ragonotia dotalis. The circular discal spot of O. alicululla is more completely outlined in black. Also, the AM & PM lines of R. dotalis are more diffuse than those of O. aliculella, and the AM line of the former is more jagged/toothed.
Print References
Powell, J. A. & Opler, P. A., 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. Plate 26, Image 15. Text pg. 194. (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.