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Species Pyla scintillans - Hodges#5832

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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 Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Pyla
Species scintillans (Pyla scintillans - Hodges#5832)
Hodges Number
5832
Size
Forewing length 9.5-11.5 mm
Range
Western North America from British Columbia to California.
Habitat
Mid-elevation montane meadows.
Season
Moths fly from May through August depending on latitude and elevation.
Print References
(1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.