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Species Neodactria murellus - Hodges#5382

  - Neodactria murellus
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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 Crambini (Grass-Veneers)
Genus Neodactria
Species murellus (Neodactria murellus - Hodges#5382)
Hodges Number
5382
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neodactria murellus (Dyar, 1904)
Crambus murellus Dyar, 1904
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Range
Type locality: USA: Washington, Pullman.
Habitat
tallgrass prairies
Food
larval host is thought to be various grass species. (Poaceae) Landry 1995
Life Cycle
unknown