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Species Diasemiodes nigralis - Hodges#5173

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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Diasemiodes
Species nigralis (Diasemiodes nigralis - Hodges#5173)
Hodges Number
5173
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diasemiodes nigralis (Fernald, 1892) (1)
Pyrausta nigralis Fernald, 1892
Size
Wingspan 18 mm. (Fernald)
Identification
Original description is online as Pyrausta nigralis Fernald. (link below)
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Range
Florida(2) to Texas; strays north to at least Michigan and Maryland. (3), (4), (5), (6)
Type localities: USA: Texas; Florida, Cold Harbor. (Fernald)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Most records are from May to October; year round in Florida. (4), (6)
Print References
Fernald, C.H. 1892. New North American Microlepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, p. (178)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
3.A partial checklist of moths from mixed mesophytic hardwood forests in Louisiana (Insecta: Lepidoptera)
Deborah Landau, Dorothy Prowell. 1999. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 125(1+2): 139-150.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Oklahoma moth species list by county (PDF)
6.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.