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Species Vitula serratilineella - Hodges#6007.1

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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
Genus Vitula
Species serratilineella (Vitula serratilineella - Hodges#6007.1)
Hodges Number
6007.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Vitula serratilineella Ragonot, 1887
Moodna bombylicolella Amsel, 1955
Remarks
Considered by some authors to be a western race or form of Vitula edmandsii.
A known pest of mason bees (and also of dried fruit)
See Also
Vitula edmandsii - Info at BugGuide here.
Print References
Amsel, H. G. 1955. Eine neue deutsche, Hummelnester bewohnende Moodna-Art (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Mitteilungen der M√ľnchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft. 44: 487; pl. 8, figs 1-4.
Ragonot, E. L. 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. p. 15
Cockle, J.W. 1920. Vitula serratilineella Rag., A honey feeding larva. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of British Columbia.. 16: 32.