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Species Melitara texana - Hodges#5971.2

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 Phycitini
Genus Melitara (Pricklypear Borer)
Species texana (Melitara texana - Hodges#5971.2)
Hodges Number
5971.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melitara texana Neunzig, 1997
Print References
Neunzig, H. H., 1997. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4: p. 54; pl. 3.14-15.(1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of North America north of Mexico. Fascicle 15.4. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae (part)
H. H. Neunzig. 1997. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.