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Genus Alpheias

Unknown Moth sp. - Alpheias oculiferalis Moth - Alpheias vicarilis ID Request - Alpheias oculiferalis Alpheias or something similar? - Alpheias vicarilis Alpheias transferrens - Alpheias vicarilis Alpheias transferens? - Alpheias vicarilis Amyelois transitella? - Alpheias querula Satole ligniperdalis ? - Alpheias vicarilis
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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 Galleriinae
Tribe Cacotherapiini
Genus Alpheias
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Alpheias Ragonot, 1891 (515)
syn. Amestria Ragonot, 1891
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet is a nymph in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Four species in our area:
Alpheias oculiferalis Ragonot, 1891
Alpheias querula Dyar, 1913
Alpheias transferrens Dyar, 1917
Alpheias vicarilis Dyar, 1913