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Species Samea druchachalis - Hodges#5152.1

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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 Samea
Species druchachalis (Samea druchachalis - Hodges#5152.1)
Hodges Number
5152.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Samea druchachalis Dyar, 1924
Numbers
Samea includes four species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Range
Southern Texas and Florida. Also found south in Mexico.
Heppner (2003) did not list Samea druchachalis in Florida. (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from May through September in Florida.
Texas records for November.
Food
Larval host is unknown.
Remarks
Type locality: Mexico, Colima; Sinaloa, Venadio
Print References
Dyar, H. G. 1924: New Lepidoptera from Mexico and one from Argentina. – Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, Washington 12 (1-3): 20.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.The Barcode of Life Database (BOLD)