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Species Pyrausta flavofascialis - Hodges#5048

Pyrausta insignitalis?  - Pyrausta flavofascialis Possibly Pyrausta flavofascialis (5048) - Pyrausta flavofascialis Pyrausta sp. - Pyrausta flavofascialis Pyrausta laticlavia - Pyrausta flavofascialis Pyrausta flavofascialis Pyrausta flavofascialis ? - Pyrausta flavofascialis Pyrausta laticlavia or flavofascialis? - Pyrausta flavofascialis Arizona Moth - Pyrausta flavofascialis
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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Pyrausta
Species flavofascialis (Pyrausta flavofascialis - Hodges#5048)
Hodges Number
5048
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta flavofascialis (Grote(1), 1882) (1), (2)
Botis flavofascialis Grote, 1882
Numbers
There are 63 named species of the genus Pyrausta in America north of Mexico. (3), (4)
Size
Grote (1882) listed a wingspan of 21 mm.
Identification
Grote (1882) original description as Botis flavofascialis is available online in the print references.
Range
Arizona to western Texas. (4), (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The main flight period is May to September. (4)
Food
Unknown.
See Also
Southern Purple Mint Moth - Pyrausta laticlavia



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Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1882. New moths, with partial catalogue of Noctuae. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey, 577.
Munroe, E., 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 110; pl. 6.34-35. (2)