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Tribe Argyriini

Snowy Urola Moth - Urola nivalis Snowy Urola Moth - Hodges#5464 - Urola nivalis Milky Urola Moth - Hodges#5463 - Argyria lacteella No. 39 Urola nivalis--5464? - Urola nivalis Argyria lacteella - Hodges#5463 - Argyria lacteella Shiny White Moth Moth to blacklight - Urola nivalis Urola nivalis? - Urola nivalis
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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Argyriini
Remarks
Léger et al. (2019) found this tribe to be polyphyletic as previously treated by Landry (1995) and Munroe (1995) and circumscribed the Argyriini to include only Argyria and Urola, though additional unplaced genera may belong to this tribe. Vaxi, which includes North American species placed in Argyria by some authorities, and Pseudocatharylla are placed in Calamotrophini.
Print References
Landry, B., 1995. A phylogenetic analysis of the major lineages of the Crambinae and of the genera of Crambini of North America (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Memoirs on Entomology, International, 1: 1–242.
Munroe, E. (1995) Crambidae (Crambinae, Schoenobiinae, Cybalomiinae, Linostinae, Glaphyriinae, Dichogaminae, Scopariinae, Musotiminae, Midilinae, Nymphulinae, Odontiinae, Evergestinae, Pyraustinae). Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 2, Hyblaeoidea – Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea, Vol. 3 (ed. by J.B. Heppner), pp. 34 – 79. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera & Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, Florida.
Léger, T., B. Landry & M. Nuss, 2019. Phylogeny, character evolution and tribal classification in Crambinae and Scopariinae (Lepidoptera, Crambidae). Systematic Entomology, 44(4): 757–776.