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Species Lamprosema canacealis - Hodges#5105.2

Lamprosema canacealis - Hodges #5105.2 - Lamprosema canacealis Lamprosema canacealis
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Tribe Hydririni
Genus Lamprosema
Species canacealis (Lamprosema canacealis - Hodges#5105.2)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lamprosema canacealis (Walker, 1859)
Desmia canacealis Walker, 1859
There are five species of the genus Lamprosema listed for America, north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Extreme southern Texas to Central America. (2), (3)
type locality: Brazil, Pernambuco
Larval host unknown.
See Also
Lamprosema victoriae, which is also found in southern Texas.

Compare to other related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Knudson, E., & C. Bordelon 2008. Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids.(3)
Walker, F. 1859. Pyralides. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 17: 343
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2008. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. 30 pp., 18 plates.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems