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Species Pyrausta demantrialis - Hodges#5018

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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Pyrausta
Species demantrialis (Pyrausta demantrialis - Hodges#5018)
Hodges Number
5018
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blepharomastix demantrialis Druce, 1895
Pyrausta atrisquamalis Dognin, 1905
Food
Collinsonia, per Terry Harrison's comment here.
Remarks
Type locality: Amula, Guerrero, Mexico
Print References
Druce, 1895. Biol. Centr.-Amer. Ins. Lep. Het. 2: 270