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Species Frechinia helianthiales - Hodges#4798

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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 Odontiinae
Tribe Odontiini
Genus Frechinia
Species helianthiales (Frechinia helianthiales - Hodges#4798)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Frechinia helianthiales (Murtfeldt, 1897)
Titanio helianthiales Murtfeldt, 1897
Pionea thyanalis Druce, 1899
forewing length 6.5 - 8.5 mm (1)
the Midwest to Arizona and Mexico (1)
larvae are leaf miners of sunflower (Helianthus) (1)
Type locality: USA, C. Missouri
See Also
Frechinia laetalis
Print References
Druce, H. 1889: Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera. 557 (vol. 2), pl. 101, fig. 5. – In: Godman, F. D. & O. Salvin, Biologia Centrali-Americana 2 (text), 3 (plates). – Taylor & Francis, London.
Murtfeldt, M. E. 1897: A new pyralid. – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 29: 71-72.
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, Moths of Western North America, Pl. 21.38m; p. 170. (1) (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adults (2)
Moths of Oklahoma database - Photograph of pinned adult and Oklahoma collection records
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens (3)