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Species Milgithea alboplagialis - Hodges#5581

Milgithea alboplagialis 5581 - Milgithea alboplagialis Moth - Milgithea alboplagialis moth - Milgithea alboplagialis Milgithea alboplagialis Milgithea alboplagialis Arizona Moth - Milgithea alboplagialis Arizona Moth - Milgithea alboplagialis
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Epipaschiinae
Genus Milgithea
Species alboplagialis (Milgithea alboplagialis - Hodges#5581)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Milgithea alboplagialis (Dyar, 1905)
Cacozelia alboplagialis Dyar, 1905 (1)
There are two named Milgithea species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 23-27 mm. (2)
Dyar (1905) listed a wingspan of 27 mm.
Dyar (1905) original description as Cacozelia alboplagialis is available in PDF. (1)
Known from Huachuca Mountains, Arizona. (3), (1)
Also Pinaleno Mountains, Graham County, Arizona, Mt Graham picnic area, 6000', 7/7/1997, C. Bordelon & E. Knudson (Texas Lepidoptera Survey).
Holotype ♂ from Huachuca Mountains, Arizona, collected by R.E. Knuzé, No. 8194 in U.S. National Museum.
The main flight period appears to be June to July.
The host and immature stages are unreported.
Reported on the Moths of Southeastern Arizona website as Cacozelia alboplagialis. (no photo).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1905. New North American Lepidoptera and synonymical notes. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 7: 30. (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Lepidoptera and synonymical notes
Harrison D. Dyar. 1905. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington, 7: 29-39.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems