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Species Diastictis pseudargyralis - Hodges#5254

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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Tribe Agroterini
Genus Diastictis
Species pseudargyralis (Diastictis pseudargyralis - Hodges#5254)
Hodges Number
5254
Size
wingspan = ~19-26 mm (1)
Identification
Closely similar to argyralis; silvery spots on average smaller and rarely dark margined; posterior spot of submarginal row less strongly displaced basad. Munroe (1956) also described genitalia differences. (1)
Range
Florida, Louisiana (1)
Works Cited
1.Restriction and revision of the genus Diastictis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Eugene Munroe. 1956. The Canadian Entomologist 88: 208-228.