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Species Pseudopyrausta santatalis - Hodges#4939

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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Pyraustinae
Genus Pseudopyrausta
Species santatalis (Pseudopyrausta santatalis - Hodges#4939)
Hodges Number
4939
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudopyrausta santatalis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1914) (1)
Blepharomastix santatalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914 (2)
Size
Wingspan averages 15 mm.
Identification
The original description as Blepharomastix santatalis Barnes & McDunnough, is available online in the print references below. (2)
Range
South Texas and Florida(3). (4), (5)
West Indies; Mexico. (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most often reported from February to October. (5),(1),(4)
Food
Larval host is unknown. (5)
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough 1914. Some new North American Pyraustinae. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 2(6): 226.
Munroe, E. 1976. The Moths of North America. Fascicle 13.2a. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 17; pl. 5.33-34. (1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico - Fascicle 13.2a - Pyralidae: Pyraustinae
Eugene Munroe. 1976. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.Some new North American Pyraustinae
W. Barnes, J. H. McDunnough . 1914. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 2(6): 224-250.
3.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems