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Species Dichozoma parvipicta - Hodges#4809

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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Odontiinae
Tribe Odontiini
Genus Dichozoma
Species parvipicta (Dichozoma parvipicta - Hodges#4809)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichozoma parvipicta (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)
Loxostege parvipicta Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 (1)
Forewing length 4.5-6 mm. (2)
Southern California and Arizona. (3), (2)
Texas, El Paso County record from June 28, 1985, collected by Ed Knudson, Texas Lepidoptera Survey. (4)
Desert. (2)
Attracted to lights, but uncommonly encountered. (2)
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1918. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America 4(2): 161, pl. 23, fig. 10.
Knudson, E., 1985. Zone reports (zone 1). Southern Lepidopterists' News 7(3): 11. (4)
Munroe, E. G. 1961: Synopsis of the North American Odontiinae, with descriptions of new genera and species (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, Ottawa 93 (24): 26. (5)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 171, pl. 21.40, 21.41. (2)