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Species Pyrausta napaealis - Hodges#5023

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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Pyrausta
Species napaealis (Pyrausta napaealis - Hodges#5023)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta napaealis (Hulst, 1886)
Paraedis napaealis Hulst, 1886
The wingspan averages 17-22 mm.
Hulst (1886) reported a wingspan of 22 mm.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
California to Texas, north to Washington. (2), (3)
The adults are most common from March to October. (4)
The larval host plant is unknown.
See Also
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Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 13: 145.
Munroe, E., 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 95; pl. 7.1-6.(5)