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Species Prorasea sideralis - Hodges#4920

Prorasea sideralis - Hodges #4920 - Prorasea sideralis
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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 Glaphyriinae
Genus Prorasea
Species sideralis (Prorasea sideralis - Hodges#4920)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prorasea sideralis (Dyar, 1917)
There are six named species of Prorasea in America north of Mexico.
California and Nevada to Montana. (1)
Munroe(2) (1972) states the range is restricted to eastern California deserts but the species has been recorded in a much wider area. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults are most common from April through October. (MPG)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (4)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1878. Preliminary studies of the North American Pyralidae, Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 4: 669.