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Species Rupela tinctella - Hodges#5311

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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 Schoenobiinae
Genus Rupela
Species tinctella (Rupela tinctella - Hodges#5311)
Hodges Number
5311
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rupela tinctella (Walker, 1863)
Salapola tinctella Walker, 1863
Phylogenetic sequence #158400
Size
wingspan 25-42 mm, females generally larger than males(1)
Range
Florida.(1) BugGuide and MPG show records along the Gulf Coast and up the Atlantic Coast to North Carolina.
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1937. Moths of the genus Rupela (Pyralididae: Schoenobiinae). Proc. USNM 84 (3019): 368
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of the genus Rupela (Pyralididae: Schoenobiinae)
Carl Heinrich. 1937. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 84 (3019).