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Species Aglossa cacamica - Hodges#5514

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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 Pyralinae
Genus Aglossa
Species cacamica (Aglossa cacamica - Hodges#5514)
Hodges Number
5514
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aglossa cacamica (Dyar, 1913)
Aglossa cacamica Solis & Shaffer, 1999
Pyralis cacamica Dyar, 1913
Size
Forewing length: 9.5-12.5 mm.(1)
Wingspan: is 22–34 mm (2)
Identification
Aglossa electalis is very similar
Range
TL: San Diego, CA
Powell and Opler report the range as southern Oregon to Utah and southern California, also northern Arizona.(1)
Season
Adults are normally found from June to September.(1)
Food
Larvae may be associated with vegetative detritus in rodent nests.(1)
Print References
Dyar, Harrison J., 1913. Five New North American Pyralidae. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus 1(3): 34.
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, Moths of Western North America, Pl. 24.48m; p. 184.(1)
Internet References
BOLD [includes misidentified AZ spmn]; BOLD:ADA9522 BOLD:AAG0504
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Wikipedia