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Species Ategumia ebulealis - Hodges#5158

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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
Genus Ategumia
Species ebulealis (Ategumia ebulealis - Hodges#5158)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Clidemia Leafroller
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ategumia ebulealis (Guenée, 1854)
Blepharomastix ebulealis (Guenée, 1854) (1)
Samea ebulealis Guenée, 1854
Mimorista ebulealis (Guenée, 1854)
Ategumia ebulealis ia the only species of the genus found in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Guenée (1854) listed the wingspan as 18 mm.

The original description is available online in the print references below. (French)
Heppner (2003) listed the range to include Georgia to Florida, Louisiana to Texas.; West Indies to Venezuela. (4), (5), (1)
Recorded in the central Texas Lost Pines Region.(6)
The main flight appears to be September to October. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported January, March to April, June to December for Florida. (1)
Heppner (2003) listed two larval hosts. (1)
Clidemia sp. (Melastomaceae)
Heterotrichum umbellatum (Melastomaceae)
Introduced to Hawaii in 1970 to control Cledemia hirta. (7)
See Also
Diacme mopsalis

Diacme elealis

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Print References
Guenée, 1854. Deltoïdes et Pyralites. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes Spécies Général des Lépidoptères. 196.