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Species Deuterollyta majuscula - Hodges#5582

Deuterollyta majuscula  - Deuterollyta majuscula - male  5582 – Deuterollyta majuscula - Deuterollyta majuscula Deuterollyta majuscula - male Deuterollyta majuscula Deuterollyta majuscula - female Deuterollyta majuscula - female Pyralid moth at blacklight (Epipaschiinae?) - Deuterollyta majuscula Deuterollyta majuscula
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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 Epipaschiinae
Genus Deuterollyta
Species majuscula (Deuterollyta majuscula - Hodges#5582)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Deuterollyta majuscula Herrich-Schäffer, 1871
Jocara incrustalis (Hulst, 1887)
Toripalpus incrustalis Hulst, 1887
Deuterollyta infectalis Moeschler, 1890
Jocara ferrifusalis Hampson,1906
Jocara obscuralis Schaus, 1912
Jocara perseella Barnes & Mc Dunnough, 1913
Jocara musettalis Schaus, 1934
Phylogenetic sequence # 165950
The only species in the genus found in America north of Mexico
Florida, southern California. (1)
Central America, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Jamaica
The larval host plant is Persea americana (Avocado or alligator pear).
Listed as Jocara incrustalis on some checklists. (1)
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