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Species Deuterollyta majuscula - Hodges#5582

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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Epipaschiinae
Genus Deuterollyta
Species majuscula (Deuterollyta majuscula - Hodges#5582)
Hodges Number
5582
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
Numbers
The only species in the genus found in America north of Mexico
Range
Florida, southern California. (1)
Central America, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Jamaica
Food
The larval host plant is Persea americana (Avocado or alligator pear).
Remarks
Listed as Jocara incrustalis on some checklists. (1)
Print References
(2)