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Species Xubida dentilineatella - Hodges#5504

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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Haimbachiini
Genus Xubida
Species dentilineatella (Xubida dentilineatella - Hodges#5504)
Hodges Number
5504
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xubida dentilineatella Dyar & Heinrich, 1927 (1)
Platytes dentilineatella Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
Numbers
There are eight species of the genus Xubida listed for America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Barnes & McDunnough (1913) reported the wingspan.
♂ 18 mm.
♀ 22 mm.
Identification
see Klots, 1970 (4) and Barnes & McDunnough, 1913 in Print References
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (5)
Range
Arizona and Mexico. (3), (1)
Type specimen collection location is Palmerlee, Cochise County, Arizona, United States. (1)
Season
The few records located were in July and August. (3)
Food
Dyar & Heinrich (1927) briefly mentioned the larvae bore into sugar cane (Saccharum spp.) (1)
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1913. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 2: 138; pl. 9, figs. 16, 17.
Dyar, H.G. & C. Heinrich. 1927. The American moths of the genus Diatraea and allies. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 71(2691): 42; figs. 40, 80.(1)
Klots, 1970 p. 111-120 (4) (key to species in Xubida with species descriptions)
Works Cited
1.The American moths of the genus Diatraea and allies
Harrison G. Dyar, Carl Heinrich. 1927. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 71(2691): 1-48.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.North American Crambinae. Notes on the tribe Chiloini and a revision of the genera Eoreuma Ely and Xubida Schaus...
Klots, A. B. 1970. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 78(2): 100-120.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems