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Species Jativa castanealis - Hodges#4827

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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 Eurrhypini
Genus Jativa
Species castanealis (Jativa castanealis - Hodges#4827)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Jativa castanealis (Hulst, 1886)
Orobena castanealis Hulst, 1886 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #145350
Wingspan about 16 mm (Hulst, 1886).
Adult - forewing orangish-brown with broad white median band, splitting into a Y shape at the costa; oblique white band near base; hindwing slightly paler with wavy grayish median line; top of head white.
Arizona to Texas. (2), (3), (4)
Adults are most common from April to October. (5), (4)
Print References
Hulst, G. D. 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 13(3-4): 157.
Works Cited
1.Synopsis of the North American Odontiinae, with descriptions of new genera and species (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
Eugene G. Munroe. 1961. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada. 93(24): 1-93.
2.Assessment of insects, especially moths (Lepidoptera), of the White Sands National Monument
Eric H. Metzler. 2011. Western National Parks Association.
3.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Invertebrates of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona
Kenneth J. Kingsley . 1998. U.S. Geological Survey Technical Report No. 60.