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Species Choristostigma zephyralis - Hodges#5129

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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
Tribe Hydririni
Genus Choristostigma
Species zephyralis (Choristostigma zephyralis - Hodges#5129)
Hodges Number
5129
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Choristostigma zephyralis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
Numbers
Seven species found in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length 10-12.5 mm. (2)
Range
Southern California. (3), (4)
Season
March to July. (1), (2)
Food
Larval host is Coyote mint, Monardella villosa Benth. (2)
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, pl. 23.23, p. 178. (2)