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Species Pyrausta rubricalis - Variable Reddish Pyrausta - Hodges#5051

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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Pyraustinae
Tribe Pyraustini
Genus Pyrausta
Species rubricalis (Variable Reddish Pyrausta - Hodges#5051)
Hodges Number
5051
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta rubricalis (Hübner, 1796)
Pyralis rubricalis Hübner, 1796
Rhodaria nescalis Walker, 1859
Botys similalis Lederer, 1863
specific epithet misspelled "rubricallis" on many websites.
* phylogenetic sequence #151175
Size
wingspan about 15 mm
Identification
Range
Illinois to New York, south to Florida and Louisiana
Print References
Hodges, Ronald W. (ed.) 1983. Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico. (1)
Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b. p. 112; pl. 6.15.(2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
adult images (Larry Line, Maryland)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 13.2B. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae (part), Pyraustinae, Pyraustini (conclusion)...
Munroe, Eugene. 1976. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.