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Genus Desmia

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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 Desmia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Desmia Westwood, 1831 (publication year sometimes listed as 1832)
Numbers
Nine species in our area. (1)
Identification
Many of the nine North American Desmia species are similar with variable markings. Best determined by genitalia or DNA
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.