Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliades mulleolella (Hulst, 1887)
Pempelia mulleolella Hulst, 1887
Xantippe uranides (Dyar, 1921)
The only species in the genus found north of Mexico. (1)
Hulst (1887) reported a wingspan of 13 mm.
The original description as Pempelia mulleolella Hulst, is available online in the print references.
Thanks to James Hayden
, Curator, Florida State Collection of Arthropods, who corrected the identification of this group. Please see notes on the moth below
Florida and Alabama to Texas; Arizona; Mexico. (1)
Year round in Florida, Alabama. (1)
July to August in Arizona. (1)
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Hulst, G.D. 1887. New species of Pyralidae. Entomologica Americana
. 3: 133