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Species Stegea salutalis - Hodges#4865

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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Glaphyriinae
Genus Stegea
Species salutalis (Stegea salutalis - Hodges#4865)
Hodges Number
4865
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stegea salutalis (Hulst, 1886)
Botis salutalis Hulst, 1886 150
Too many synonyms to list.
Phylogenetic sequence # 146300
Numbers
There are 7 named species of Stegea in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Identification
Considerable geographic and seasonal variation. (2)
Range
British Columbia to Colorado and Texas, south to northwestern Mexico. (1), (3), (4), (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults fly April to September. (1), (2)
Life Cycle
Two generations a year. (2)
See Also
Stegea eripalis which has an eastern distribution.
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Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Hulst, 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 13(3-4): 150
Munroe, E. 1972. The Moths of American North of Mexico. Fascicle 13.1B. (5)