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Species Phaedropsis stictigramma - Hodges#5247

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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 Phaedropsis
Species stictigramma (Phaedropsis stictigramma - Hodges#5247)
Hodges Number
5247
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phaedropsis stictigramma (Hampson, 1912) (1)
Lygropia stictigramma (Hampson, 1912) (2)
Sylepta stictigramma Hampson, 1912
Numbers
Phaedropsis includes two species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Identification
Distinctive moth with no other similar North American species.
Allyson (1984) described the larva. (3)
Range
Heppner (2003) listed the range as Florida, West Indies. (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Heppner (2003) reported adults from April to August, October in Florida. (2)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the larvae feed on the stems of Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L. (seagrape). (2)
Remarks
Type locality: Bahamas, Nassau
See Also


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Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hampson, G. F. 1912 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) 10: 16.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
3.Description of last-instar larvae of 22 species of North American Spilomelini (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae) ...
Suzanne Allyson. 1984. The Canadian Entomologist 116(10): 1301-1334.