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Species Mimophobetron pyropsalis - Hodges#5237

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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Mimophobetron
Species pyropsalis (Mimophobetron pyropsalis - Hodges#5237 )
Hodges Number
5237
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mimophobetron pyropsalis (Hampson, 1904)
Pyrausta pyropsalis Hampson, 1904
Pyrausta liopasialis Dyar, 1914
Pyrausta rhodope Hampson, 1913
Numbers
This is the only species in the genus Mimophobetron.
Range
Records from south Florida in our area.
Remarks
Type locality: Bahamas
Print References
Dyar, H. G. 1914 a: Report on the Lepidoptera of the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone. – Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Washington 47 (2050): 284.
Hampson, G. F. 1904: The Lepidoptera-Phalaenae of the Bahamas. – Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany and Geology, London (ser.7) 14 (81): 165–188.
Hampson, G. F. 1913 b: Descriptions of new species of Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae. – Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany and Geology, London (ser. 8) 12: 36.
Munroe, E. G. 1950: The generic positions of some North American Lepidoptera commonly referred to Pyrausta Schrank (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 82 (11): 222–223, figs. 5, 12, 21.