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Species Homosassa ella - Hodges#6068

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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 Phycitinae
Tribe Peoriini
Genus Homosassa
Species ella (Homosassa ella - Hodges#6068 )
Hodges Number
6068
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homosassa ella (Hulst, 1887) (1)
Anerastia ella Hulst, 1887
Identification
Homosassa ella is the only member of the genus missing the forewing vein M2. (1)
Range
Southeastern United States. (2), (3)
Heppner (2003) included North Carolina to Florida; Alabama to Texas. (4)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported February to October. (4)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the host plant is unknown. (4)
Print References
Shaffer, J.C., 1968. Revision of the Peoriini and Anerastiinae (Auctorum) of America north of Mexico (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). United States National Museum, 51; figs. 27, 58, 92, 127, 164. (1)