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Species Bicilia iarchasalis - Hodges#5271

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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Genus Bicilia
Species iarchasalis (Bicilia iarchasalis - Hodges#5271)
Hodges Number
5271
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bicilia iarchasalis (Walker, 1859)
Lamprosema iarchasalis Walker, [1866]
Numbers
The only named species of the genus Bicilia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Identification
Determined by James Hayden and Brian Scholtens.
Range
Florida(2); Texas(3). (1), (4)
West Indies, Mexico to Venezuela. (4)
Type locality: Dominican Republic.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Records of adults from March-May, August-September. (1), (4)
Food
Rivina humilis L. (Phytolaccaceae) (5), (4)
Print References
Lopez, B. 1998. New distributional and foodplant records for twenty Cuban moths. Journal of the Lepidoptersts' Society. 52(2): 215. (5)