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Species Orphanostigma haemorrhoidalis - Lantana Leaftier - Hodges#5287

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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 Spilomelinae
Tribe Spilomelini
Genus Orphanostigma
Species haemorrhoidalis (Lantana Leaftier - Hodges#5287)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orphanostigma haemorrhoidalis (Guenée, 1854)
Salbia haemorrhoidalis Guenée, 1854
Asopia dircealis Walker, 1859
Hedylepta futilalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
Adults feed on Lantana and lay eggs on the undersides of leaves. Larvae feed within folded leaves, which they fasten together with silk.
Life Cycle
• Pupation occurs in cocoons spun in leaf litter under the plant.
• Development from egg to adult takes 5–6 weeks.
• Adults live for about two weeks.
Type locality: Brazil
Print References
Shaffer, J.C. & E. Munroe, 2003 (2007). Crambidae of Aldabra Atoll (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 14(1-2): 1-110.
Barnes, W. M. & J. H. McDunnough 1914 b: Some new North American Pyraustinae. – Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, Chicago 2 (6): 226, pl. 1 fig. 3.
Guenée, M. A. 1854: Deltoïdes et Pyralites, 8(8): 201. (1)
Walker, F. 1859 b: Pyralides. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 17: 365.
Works Cited
1.Deltoïdes et Pyralites.
Guenée, M. A. 1854. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères 8 8.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems