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Species Vitula aegerella - Hodges#6009.1

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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
Genus Vitula
Species aegerella (Vitula aegerella - Hodges#6009.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Vitula aegerella Neunzig, 1990 (1)
Southern California and Arizona.
Adults appear to be most common in May, August to December. (2), (3)
Print References
Neunzig, H.H. 1990. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.3. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 89; plate 3, figs. 27-29. (1)