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Species Omiodes simialis - Hodges#5211

Omiodes simialis - Hodges #5211 - Omiodes simialis Omiodes simialis - Hodges #5211 - Omiodes simialis - female
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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Omiodes
Species simialis (Omiodes simialis - Hodges#5211)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Omiodes simialis Guenée, 1854
Botys jasonalis Walker, 1859
Botys orontesalis Walker, 1859
Coenostola eruptalis Lederer, 1863
Wingspan about 31 mm.
Heppner (2003) listed the range as Florida, West Indies to South America. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported adults in March, May, August, October to December in Florida. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported the larval host plant as Dalbergia ecastophyllum (Leguminosae). (1)
Type locality: French Guiana, Cayenne
Print References
Druce, H. 1891. Biologia Centrali-Americana, 2: 253.
Guenée, 1854. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes Spécies Général des Lépidoptères, 8: 357.
Guenée, M. A. 1854: Deltoïdes et Pyralites. Pp. 357. – In: Boisduval, J. B. A. D. de & M. A. Guenée, Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères 8 8. – Roret, Paris.
Lederer, J. 1863: Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Pyralidinen. – Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift 7 (8, 10–12): 409, 479, pl. 15 fig. 1.
Walker, F. 1859 c: Pyralides. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 18: 575-576, 614.