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Species Ecpyrrhorrhoe puralis - Hodges#4973.1

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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 Ecpyrrhorrhoe
Species puralis (Ecpyrrhorrhoe puralis - Hodges#4973.1 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ecpyrrhoerrhoe puralis South, 1901
Yamanaka dissimilis
Ecpyrrhoerrhoe puralis is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico.(1)
Wingspan about 25 mm.
The larval host in North America is Paulownia tomentosa (Princess Tree, Foxglove-tree, empress tree or kiri).
Naturalized species from Asia. Ecpyrrhorrhoe puralis was first reported in the United States from Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia by Solis et al. (2010) (2).
See Also
Species in the genus Hahncappsia are smaller.

Print References
Leech, J. H. & R. South 1901: Lepidoptera Heterocera from China, Japan, and Corea. Part V. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1901: 793; pl. 15,fig. 16.
Solis, M.A., Scholtens, B.G., Adams, J.K., Funk, D.H. 2010. First report of Ecpyrrhoerrhoe puralis (South) (Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) in North America: a naturalized exotic pyraustine from Asia feeding on Paulownia Siebold & Zucc. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 64(1): 33-35.
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems