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Species Crambus angulatus - Hodges#5405

Moth for ID - Crambus angulatus 5405  - Crambus angulatus 5405   - Crambus angulatus
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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Crambini (Grass-Veneers)
Genus Crambus
Species angulatus (Crambus angulatus - Hodges#5405)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crambus angulatus (Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1918)
Agriphila angulatus
Crambus diegonellus Dyar, 1923
Wingspan 14-15 mm. (Barnes & McDunnough)
The original description is available online in the print references below.
Southern California. (2)
Adults are most common from June to October.
Original description from specimens collected in July and August.
Larval host plant is unknown.
See Also
Haimbachia squamulella an eastern species.

Parapediasia ligonella found in Florida.
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough 1918. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 4: 171; pl. 24, fig. 15. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
3.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group