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Species Eremberga leuconips - Hodges#5984

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
No Taxon (Cactus-Feeding Group)
Genus Eremberga
Species leuconips (Eremberga leuconips - Hodges#5984)
Hodges Number
5984
Size
forewing length 15-17 mm (1)
Range
southern Arizona (1)
Season
July to September (1)
See Also
Echinocereta strigalis appears to be limited to southern Arizona. It is very similar in general appearance, however the black longitudinal line is more prominent along the top of the cell and vein M1. (1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of North America north of Mexico. Fascicle 15.4. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae (part)
H. H. Neunzig. 1997. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.