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Species Salobrena recurvata - Hodges#5560

Moth - Salobrena recurvata Salobrena recurvata
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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 Chrysauginae
Genus Salobrena
Species recurvata (Salobrena recurvata - Hodges#5560)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Salobrena recurvata (Möschler, 1886)
Abaera rubiginea Hampson 1897
syn. Salobrena rubiginea (Hampson, 1897)
Three Salobrena species are found in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan average 22 mm. (1),
The original description as Abaera rubiginea Hampson, is available online in the print references below.
Sexually dimorphic.
Photo identified by James Hayden, (Florida State Collection of Arthropods, McGuire Center).
Tropical species that strays to Florida. (2), (1), (3)
West Indies. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Records of adults are mostly from January, April and November. (1). (3)
Larval host unknown. (3)
Life Cycle
Apparently not breeding in Florida. (3)
See Also
Streptopalpia minusculalis with distinct transverse lines.

Arta statalis
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1897. Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London. p. (642).
Internet References