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Species Pyrausta niveicilialis - White-fringed Pyrausta Moth - Hodges#5073

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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Pyrausta
Species niveicilialis (White-fringed Pyrausta Moth - Hodges#5073)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Botis niveicilialis Grote, 1875
See print references below.
In the east from Ontario to Florida and west to Wisconsin and Colorado. Not on Texas list.
Probably two broods in Maryland, three in Florida
According to John Glaser this species is rare in collections.
Type locality: USA, New York
Print References
Grote, A. R. 1875 a: North American Pyralides. – Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Science. Buffalo, Buffalo 2: 232.