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Species Pseudopyrausta marginalis - Hodges#4939.1

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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Pyraustinae
Genus Pseudopyrausta
Species marginalis (Pseudopyrausta marginalis - Hodges#4939.1)
Hodges Number
4939.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudopyrausta marginalis Dyar, 1914 (1)
Nacoleia marginalis (Dyar, 1914)
Size
Wingspan 14-15 mm. (2), (1)
Identification
The original description of Pseudopyrausta marginalis Dyar, is available online in the print references below.
In 2009 Alma Solis determined this specimen as the first U.S. record of Pseudopyrausta marginalis but an earlier Knudson & Bordelon 11/13/1980 unidentified specimen in the Texas Lepidoptera Survey collection has now been designated the first U.S. record. This Medina County specimen is also in the TLS collection.
Range
Recorded from Medina, Brewster, Terrel, Val Verde, and Hidalgo counties in Texas. (Ed Knudson, Texas Lepidoptera Survey)
11/13/1980 Texas
5/23/2002 Southeast Alaska.
6/4/2005 Quebec.
5/17/2009 Wisconsin
Season
Adults are most common from May to November. (2)
Food
The larval host plant is unknown.
Remarks
Pseudopyrausta marginalis was first reported in the United States from Texas by Bordelon and Knudson (2010) in the 2009 Season Summary and discussed again in Bordelon and Knudson (2011) (3).
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1914. Report on the Lepidoptera of the Smithsonian biological survey of the Panama Canal zone. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. p. 271. (1)
Hampson, G.F. 1898. A revision of the moths of the Subfamily Pyraustinae and Family Pyralidae. (Part 1). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 703. (4)
Works Cited
1.Report on the Lepidoptera of the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone
Harrison Gray Dyar. 1914. Proceeding of the United States National Museum, 47(2050): 139-350.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.
4.A revision of the moths of the Subfamily Pyraustinae and Family Pyralidae
G. F. Hampson. 1898. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 590-604.
5.The Barcode of Life Database (BOLD)