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Species Aglossa cacamica - Hodges#5514

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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Pyralinae
Genus Aglossa
Species cacamica (Aglossa cacamica - Hodges#5514)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aglossa cacamica (Dyar, 1913)
Aglossa cacamica Solis & Shaffer, 1999
Pyralis cacamica Dyar, 1913
Forewing length: 9.5-12.5 mm.(1)
Wingspan: is 22–34 mm (2)
Aglossa electalis is very similar
TL: San Diego, CA
Powell and Opler report the range as southern Oregon to Utah and southern California, also northern Arizona.(1)
Adults are normally found from June to September.(1)
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.