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Species Hypsopygia nostralis - Southern Hayworm Moth - Hodges#5531

Southern Hayworm Moth - Hypsopygia nostralis moth without ID - Hypsopygia nostralis Hypsopygia nostralis Hodges #5531 – Hypsopygia nostralis – Southern Hayworm Moth - Hypsopygia nostralis Hodges #5531 - Southern Hayworm Moth - Hypsopygia nostralis Crambidae - Hypsopygia nostralis Texas SE Gulf Coast - Hypsopygia nostralis Unidentified Moth - Hypsopygia nostralis
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Pyralinae
Genus Hypsopygia
Species nostralis (Southern Hayworm Moth - Hodges#5531)
Hodges Number
5531
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
Size
Dyar (1917) listed the wingspan.
females 17-20 mm.
males 16 mm.
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include North Carolina to Florida(1), Missouri to Texas; West Indies; Mexico to Brazil; Asia; St. Helena. (2)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported January to December. (2)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported peanut and alfalfa hay. (2)
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1917. Seven new Pyralids from British Guiana (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus. p. 90.
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