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Species Trischistognatha pyrenealis - Hodges#4933

Trischistognatha pyrenealis - Hodges #4933 - Trischistognatha pyrenealis Texas SE Gulf Coast - Trischistognatha pyrenealis Texas SE Gulf Coast - Trischistognatha pyrenealis
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Glaphyriinae
Genus Trischistognatha
Species pyrenealis (Trischistognatha pyrenealis - Hodges#4933)
Hodges Number
4933
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trischistognatha pyrenealis (Walker, 1859)
Botys pyrenealis Walker 1859
syn. Botys medonalis Walker, 1859
Numbers
Trischistognatha pyrenealis is the only member of the genus found in America north of Mexico. (1)
Identification
Range
Heppner (2003) listed the range as Georgia to Florida and Alabama to Texas. West Indies , Mexico to Central America. (2)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported adults from February to August in Florida. (2)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed Drypetes lateriflora (Sw.) Krug & Urb. (guiana plum) as the larval host plant in Florida. (2)
Print References
Warren, W. 1889. On the Pyralidina collected in 1874 and 1875 by Dr. J.W.H. Trail in the basin of the Amazons. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 284.
Walker, F. 1859. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 18: 580.
Walker, F. 1859. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 18: 599. (syn. Botys medonalis)
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.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.