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Species Xanthostege plana - Hodges#4990

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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 Xanthostege
Species plana (Xanthostege plana - Hodges#4990)
Hodges Number
4990
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xanthostege plana (Grote, 1883)
Prothymia plana Grote, 1883
Numbers
Two Prothymia species are found in America north of Mexico
Identification
Forewing dark yellow with contrasting pinkish-red fringe and no other markings.
Hindwings are translucent.
Body is pale yellow as is the ventral side of all wings.
Range
Arizona
See Also
Xanthostege roseiterminalis - which is found in southern Texas *photos at Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Grote, A. R. 1882. Some new Noctuidae and notes. Papilio 2(9-10): 184
Munroe, E. 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico: Fascicle 13.2 Part (A); Pyraloidea; Pyralidae, Pyraustinae, Pyraustini. p. 56; pl. 5.35-36.