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Species Toripalpus breviornatalis - Hodges#5584

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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 Epipaschiinae
Genus Toripalpus
Species breviornatalis (Toripalpus breviornatalis - Hodges#5584)
Hodges Number
5584
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Toripalpus breviornatalis Grote, 1877
Numbers
There are two named species of Toripalpus listed for America, north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Size
Wingspan 24-30 mm.
Range
Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado to Florida and Georgia.
Season
Adults are most common from April to October. (2)
Print References
Grote(3), A.R., 1878. On the Pyralid genus Epipaschia of Clemons, and allied forms. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 19: 265 .
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