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Species Undulambia polystichalis - Leatherleaf Fern Borer Moth - Hodges#4741

4741 – Leatherleaf Fern Borer Moth - Undulambia polystichalis Unknown Crambid - Undulambia polystichalis Leatherleaf Fern Borer Moth, Undulambia polystichalis (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Musotiminae). - Undulambia polystichalis Undulambia polystichalis Hodges #4741 - Leatherleaf Fern Borer Moth - Undulambia polystichalis Hodges #4741 - Leatherleaf Fern Borer Moth - Undulambia polystichalis Hodges #4741 - Leatherleaf Fern Borer Moth - Undulambia polystichalis Leatherleaf Fern Borer Moth - Undulambia polystichalis
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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 Musotiminae
Genus Undulambia
Species polystichalis (Leatherleaf Fern Borer Moth - Hodges#4741)
Hodges Number
4741
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Undulambia polystichalis Capps, 1965 (1)
Explanation of Names
Species name refers to the host plant.
Numbers
Undulambia has 3 species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 12-15 mm. (1)
Range
Florida. (2), (3), (1)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported adults from January to May, July to November. (3)
Food
Larval host is Rumohra adiantiformis [Polystichum adiantiformis] (G. Forst) Small. (1), (4)
Print References
Capps, H.W. 1965. A new Undulambia species on leatherleaf fern in Florida, and a note on a closely related Central American species (Lepidoptera: Pyraustidae, Nymphulinae). Florida Entomolgist. 48: 155-157, figs. 1-4. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A New Undulambia Species on Leather-Leaf Fern in Florida, and Note on a Closely Related Central American ...
Hahn W. Capps. 1965. The Florida Entomologist 48(3): 155-157.
2.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.Life history and systematics of Albusambia elaphoglossumae (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): A new ...
M. Alma Solis, Donald R. Davis, Kenji Nishida. 2005. International Journal of Tropical Biology 53(3-4): 487-501.