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Species Mecyna mustelinalis - Hodges#5137

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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 Spilomelinae
Tribe Nomophilini
Genus Mecyna
Species mustelinalis (Mecyna mustelinalis - Hodges#5137)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mecyna mustelinalis (Packard, 1873)
Botys mustelinalis Packard, 1873
Botis catenulalis Grote, 1877
Botis monulalis Hulst, 1886
FW length 12.5-16.5 mm.
Western North America from California to the Yukon.
Type locality: California, USA
Print References
Grote, A. R. 1877 b: New Pyralides, III. – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 9: 105.
Hulst, G. D. 1886: Descriptions of new Pyralidae. – Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Philadelphia 13: 154.
Munroe, E. G. 1950: The generic positions of some North American Lepidoptera commonly referred to Pyrausta Schrank (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 82 (11): 228.
Packard, A. S. 1873: Catalogue of the Pyralidae of California, with descriptions of new Californian Pterophoridae. – Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York 10 (1874) (9): 262.
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, Moths of Western North America, Pl. 23.28f; p. 178.(1)