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Species Neohelvibotys neohelvialis - Hodges#4977

Helvibotys helvialis - Neohelvibotys neohelvialis  Hodges#4977 - Neohelvibotys neohelvialis Helvibotys helvialis? - Neohelvibotys neohelvialis Neohelvibotys neohelvialis Neohelvibotys neohelvialis unknown moth - Neohelvibotys neohelvialis Neohelvibotys neohelvialis? - Neohelvibotys neohelvialis Tribe Pyraustini? - Neohelvibotys neohelvialis
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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 Neohelvibotys
Species neohelvialis (Neohelvibotys neohelvialis - Hodges#4977)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hahncappsia neobliteralis Capps, 1967
Loxostege neobliteralis Capps, 1967 (1)
Explanation of Names
Probably Greek neos (νεος)- "new" + helvialis, the specific epithet of Helvibotys helvialis
Male wingspan: 18-23 mm (1)
Female wingspan: 20-23 mm (1)
See Capps (1967) (1)
See Also
Neohelvibotys arizonensis is separated by genitalia. (1)
Hahncappsia mancalis has a broad diffuse st. line lacking in Hahncappsia neobliteralis. (1)
Helvibotys helvialis is separated by genitalia and "The sparser cilia of the antennae and incrassate midtibia with a hair-pencil distinguishes the males of neohelvialis." In good condition, the area along the outer margin of both the forewings and hind wings of neohelvialis is darker and concolorous with the am. and pm. lines, while in Helvibotys helvialis that area tends to be more concolorous with the ground color. (1)
Print References
Capps, H W. 1967. Review of some species of Loxostege (Hübner) and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae: Pyrausinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 120(3361): 7 (1)
Internet References
Images and Info at Moth Photographers Groups
Images and Info at Barcoding Life
Works Cited
1.Review of some species of Loxostege (Hübner) and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae, Pyrausinae)
Hahn W. Capps. 1967. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 120(3361): 1-75.