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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Lipocosma

Moth - Lipocosma septa Crambid - Lipocosma sicalis Lipocosma polingi - Hodges #4887 - Lipocosma polingi Lipocosma sicalis Lipocosma sicalis Lipocosma adelalis Arizona Moth - Lipocosma polingi Lipocosma polingi
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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 Glaphyriinae
Genus Lipocosma
7 species in North America (
southeastern Canada to Florida, west to California
Internet References
live adult image of L. septa (Bob Patterson, Maryland)
occurrence in Arizona; list (Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeastern Arizona)
occurrence in California; list (California Academy of Sciences)