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Species Pococera maritimalis - Hodges#5603

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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 Epipaschiinae
Genus Pococera
Species maritimalis (Pococera maritimalis - Hodges#5603)
Hodges Number
5603
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pococera maritimalis (McDunnough, 1939)
Tetralopha maritimalis McDunnough, 1939 (1)
Numbers
Pococera includes more than 26 species in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA (BOLD) (4)
Range
Nova Scotia to Florida, west to Texas. (5), (6), (7) , (8)
Season
Adults are most common from May to September. (2)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Works Cited
1.An apparently new Epipaschid [Pococera] from Nova Scotia (Lepid.)
J. McDunnough. 1939. The Canadian Entomologist 71(10): 221-222.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.Arkansas Lepidoptera Survey
6.Oklahoma moth species list by county (PDF)
7.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
8.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.