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Species Zamagiria laidion - Hodges#5739

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
No Taxon (Sarata Series)
Genus Zamagiria
Species laidion (Zamagiria laidion - Hodges#5739)
Hodges Number
Forewing length 7.7-9 mm (1)
south Florida (1)
See Also
In Florida there are three similar species in this genus:
5737 - Z. australella forewing: 6.5-8.0 mm(1)
5739 - Z. laidion forewing: 7.7-9.0 mm(1)
5740 - Z. arctella forewing: 10-11 mm (discal spots replaced by black line, male w/ short-scaled maxillary palpus)(1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.