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Species Hypsopygia nostralis - Southern Hayworm Moth - Hodges#5531

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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
Wingspan of males 16 mm, females 17-20 mm (Dyar 1917).
Range
North Carolina to Florida, Missouri to Texas; West Indies; Mexico to Brazil; Asia; St. Helena (Heppner 2003).(1)(2)
Season
January to December (Heppner 2003)(2)
Food
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.
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