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Species Diasemiopsis leodocusalis - Hodges#5171

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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 Diasemiopsis
Species leodocusalis (Diasemiopsis leodocusalis - Hodges#5171)
Hodges Number
5171
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diasemiopsis leodocusalis (Walker, 1859)
Daulia leodocusalis (Walker, 1859) (1)
Lineodes leodocusalis Walker, 1859
Diasemiopsis ramburialis Duponchel, 1834 (misapplied)
Numbers
Diasemiopsis leodocusalis is the only member of the genus found in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Wingspan 8-12 mm.
Identification
Determined by Bob Patterson.
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Florida to Texas. (4)
Moth Photographers Group and several checklists expand the range to Oklahoma and South Carolina. (5), (6), (7), (3)
Also occurs from the West Indies to South America.
Type locality: USA: Florida.
Season
The adults are most common in the months of June to November. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported adults January to December in Florida. (4)
Food
Heppner (2003) stated the larval host is unknown. (4)
See Also

Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1896. The Fauna of British India, 4: 411.
Walker, 1859, Cat. of the Lep. British Museum, 19: 947.