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Genus Prorasea

Prorasea praeia - Hodges #4918 - Prorasea Prorasea sideralis - Hodges #4920 - Prorasea sideralis Prorasea simalis - Hodges #4916 - Prorasea simalis Cornifrons actualis - Prorasea fernaldi
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Glaphyriinae
Genus Prorasea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prorasea Grote(1), 1878
Prorasea includes six species in America north of Mexico. (2)
simalis Grote, 1878
gracealis Munroe, 1974
praeia (Dyar, 1917)
fernaldi Munroe, 1974
sideralis (Dyar, 1917)
pulveralis (Warren, 1892)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1878. Preliminary studies of the North American Pyralidae, Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 4: 669.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photos of pinned Prorasea species and related species.
Works Cited
1.Augustus Radcliffe Grote, Lepidopterist (1841-1903)
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.