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Species Cacotherapia unipuncta - Hodges#5639

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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 Galleriinae
Tribe Cacotherapiini
Genus Cacotherapia
Species unipuncta (Cacotherapia unipuncta - Hodges#5639)
Hodges Number
5639
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cacotherapia unipuncta (Dyar, 1913)
Macrotheca unipuncta Dyar, 1913
Numbers
There are 10 named Cacotherapia species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 13-15 mm. (Dyar)
Identification
The Dyar (1913) original description as Macrotheca unipuncta is available online in print references.
Determined by Jim Vargo
Range
Pennsylvania to Florida and east to Arkansas and Texas. (1), (2), (3), (4)
Holotype collected USA: Pennsylvania, New Brighton.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from March to September. (1), (4)
Food
Coccoidea
See Also
Compare on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1913. A note on the Macrothecinae. Insecutor Inscitae Menstruus, 1(2): 23.
Liebherr, J.K., 1977. Life history and description of the immature stages of Macrotheca unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 10(4): 201–207