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Species Polygrammodes flavidalis - Ironweed Root Moth - Hodges#5228

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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 Polygrammodes
Species flavidalis (Ironweed Root Moth - Hodges#5228)
Hodges Number
5228
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Polygrammodes flavidalis (Guenée, 1854)
Botys flavidalis Guenée, 1854
Botys cinctipedalis Walker, 1866
Botys lacoalis Walker, 1859
Range
Pennsylvania west to Iowa, south to Oklahoma and east to Florida. Ontario.
Food
Ironweed (Vernonia sp.)
Life Cycle
Larva; adult
Print References
Guenée, M. A. 1854: Deltoïdes et Pyralites. Pp. 329. – In: Boisduval, J. B. A. D. de & M. A. Guenée, Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères 8 8. – Roret, Paris.
Munroe, E. G. 1950: The generic positions of some North American Lepidoptera commonly referred to Pyrausta Schrank (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – The Canadian Entomologist, Ottawa 82 (11): 224, 226.
Walker, F. 1859 c: Pyralides. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 18: 733-34.
Walker, F. 1866 ["1865"] a: Supplement 4. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 34: 1391.