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Species Carectocultus perstrialis - Reed-boring Crambid Moth - Hodges#5307

Reed-boring Crambid Moth - Carectocultus perstrialis Carectocultus perstrialis Moth possibly crambid - Carectocultus perstrialis Possible Reed Boring Crambid? - Carectocultus perstrialis Texas SE Gulf Coast - Carectocultus perstrialis - male Reed-boring Crambid Moth - Carectocultus perstrialis Melanistic crambine - Carectocultus perstrialis Florida Moth - Carectocultus perstrialis
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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 Schoenobiinae
Genus Carectocultus
Species perstrialis (Reed-boring Crambid Moth - Hodges#5307)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carectocultus perstrialis (Hübner, 1825)
syn. Carectocultus repugnatalis [#5308]

Mississippi to Florida and north to Ohio and Nova Scotia.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.