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Species Scoparia biplagialis - Double-striped Scoparia - Hodges#4716

Crambidae: Scoparia biplagialis - Scoparia biplagialis 4719 Many-spotted Scoparia - Scoparia biplagialis Double-striped Scoparia - Scoparia biplagialis Scoparia biplagialis Scoparia biplagialis genitalia - Scoparia biplagialis - male Choristoneura fumiferana - Scoparia biplagialis Moth724 - Scoparia biplagialis
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Scopariinae
Genus Scoparia
Species biplagialis (Double-striped Scoparia - Hodges#4716)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scoparia biplagialis Walker, 1866
Phylogenetic sequence #142475
forewing length 6 - 8 mm (1)
Adult - varies from uniform brownish gray or pale gray to strongly marked with black transverse patches (1)
from Newfoundland to South Carolina and across Canada and the northern United States (1)
adults fly June to August (1); BG has specimens from April to October
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group