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Species Sarata nigrifasciella - Hodges#5872

Sarata nigrifasciella - Hodges #5872 - Sarata nigrifasciella
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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
No Taxon (Sarata Series)
Genus Sarata
Species nigrifasciella (Sarata nigrifasciella - Hodges#5872)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sarata nigrifasciella Ragonot, 1887 (1), (2),
There are 11 described Sarata species in America north of Mexico. (3)
Wingspan 29-32 mm. (2)
The Heinrich 1956 revised description of Sarata nigrifasciella Ragonot, is available online in the print references below.
ID confirmed by Brian Scholtens
California to New Mexico, north to Idaho and Manitoba. (4), (2)
Adults have been recorded mostly from March, June to August. (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. American Moths of the Subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 207: 163. (2)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 208; pl. 10.13. (5)
Ragonot, E.L. 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. p. 11.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
5.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.