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Species Ostrinia marginalis - Hodges#4948

Ostrinia marginalis Erebidae sp ? - Ostrinia marginalis Ostrinia marginalis Pyraustinae sp? - Ostrinia marginalis
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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 Pyraustinae
Tribe Pyraustini
Genus Ostrinia
Species marginalis (Ostrinia marginalis - Hodges#4948)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ostrinia marginalis (Walker, 1866)
Scopula marginalis Walker, 1866
Botys stenopteralis Grote, 1878
Ferruginous. Body beneath and legs silvery white. Palpi porrect, smooth, broad, white beneath, nearly as long as the breadth of the head; third joint acute, minute. Abdomen cinereous. Legs smooth, slender. Wings rather broad, with a cinereous line, which extends from the end of the interior border of the hind wings to four-fifths of the length of the costa of the fore wings; under side mostly cinereous. Forewings hardly acute; exterior border slightly convex, moderately oblique. Length of the body 4 lines; of the wings 9 lines.
Type locality: Canada, Hudson's Bay, Albany River, Saint Martin's Falls
Print References
Walker, F. 1866 a: Supplement 4. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 34: 1459.