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Species Davara caricae - Papaya Webworm - Hodges#5732

Florida Moth  - Davara caricae unidentified Phycitine - Davara caricae
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Sarata Series)
Genus Davara
Species caricae (Papaya Webworm - Hodges#5732)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ulophora caricae (Dyar, 1913)
Ulophora caricae Dyar, 1913
Homalopalpia dalera Dyar, 1914
TL: Miami, FL; also Antilles and Costa Rica south to Bolivia
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1913. A new Ulophora from Florida (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 14: 218.
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. USNM Bulletin 207: 74, figs. 46 (venation), 254 (m. gen.), 735 (f. gen.).(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.