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Species Pyrausta corinthalis - Hodges#5028

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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 corinthalis (Pyrausta corinthalis - Hodges#5028)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta corinthalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914 (1)
There are 61 named species of the genus Pyrausta in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Wingspan is 16-18 mm. (3), (4)
The Barnes & McDunnough (1914) original description is available online in the print references.
Basal half of forewing olive brown, outer half rose-pink with an oblique white subterminal band parallel to outer margin. (1)
Southern California to southern Arizona. (5), (6), (3), (4)
Mexico. (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
The main flight period is April to November. (3), (4)
Unknown. (4)
See Also

Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Barnes, W., & J.H. McDunnough, 1913. Illustrations of rare and typical Lepidoptera. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 2(1): 243, pl. 1, f. 27. (1)
Munroe, E., 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 97; pl. 6.39. (4)