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Species Sarata edwardsialis - Hodges#5865

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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 Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Sarata
Species edwardsialis (Sarata edwardsialis - Hodges#5865)
Hodges Number
5865
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sarata edwardsialis (Hulst, 1886) (1)
Megaphysis edwardsialis (Hulst, 1886)
Numbers
Sarata has 11 named species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan to 40 mm. (1)
Identification
The original description as Megaphysis edwardsialis Hulst, and the Heinrich (1956) revised description of Sarata edwardsialis (Hulst) are both available online in the print references below. (1)
Determined by Brian Scholtens, “I dissected and compared to Heinrich's figure and the Neunzig description. The genitalia were more just a confirmation because this species is significantly larger than the other Sarata - forewing about 20mm (based on Neunzig).”
Range
California to Colorado, and Washington. (3), (4)
Food
Larval host is unknown. (1)
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 207: 160. (1)
Hulst, 1886. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 13: 163. (5)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5. p. 212, pl. 10 fig. 21. (6)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, pl. 13.22, p. 193. (4)
Internet References