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Species Pyla aenigmatica - Hodges#5827

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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Pyla
Species aenigmatica (Pyla aenigmatica - Hodges#5827)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyla aenigmatica Heinrich, 1956 (1)
Pyla includes more than 20 species in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Wingspan 25-28 mm. (1), (4)
The original description is available in PDF or view online in the print references below. (1)
British Columbia to Quebec, south to Idaho. There is a population in the Great Lakes region. (5)
Moth Photographers Group extends the range to West Virginia. (2)
Holotype collected in Canada: British Columbia, Wellington. (4),
Adults are most common from May to September. (2), (5)
Larval host plant is unknown. (4)
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae, Bulletin of the United States National Museum, no. 207. p. 144. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 146; pl. 5.18. (4)
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
5.Review of the North American gray Pyla (Grote) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) with description of a ...
John H. Wilterding III, George J. Balogh. 2002. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104: 485-504.