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Species Hypsopygia nostralis - Southern Hayworm Moth - Hodges#5531

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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Pyralinae
Genus Hypsopygia
Species nostralis (Southern Hayworm Moth - Hodges#5531)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypsopygia nostralis (Guenée, 1854)
Herculia venezuelensis, Amsel, 1956
H. psammioxantha, Dyar, 1917 (90)
H. sordidalis, Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
Parasopia dissimilalis, Möschler, 1890
Pyralis tenuis, Butler 1880
P. helenensis, Wollaston, 1879
P. nostralis, Guenée, 1854
Wingspan of males 16 mm, females 17-20 mm (Dyar 1917).
North Carolina to Florida, Missouri to Texas; West Indies; Mexico to Brazil; Asia; St. Helena (Heppner 2003).(1)(2)
January to December (Heppner 2003)(2)
Peanut and alfalfa hay (Heppner 2003).(2)
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1917. Seven new Pyralids from British Guiana (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus 5: 90.
Internet References