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Species Prorasea simalis - Hodges#4916

Prorasea simalis - Hodges #4916 - Prorasea simalis moth - Prorasea simalis
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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 Glaphyriinae
Genus Prorasea
Species simalis (Prorasea simalis - Hodges#4916)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prorasea simalis Grote(1), 1878
Grote (1878) reported the wingspan as,
♂ 22 mm.
♀ 26-29 mm.
Southwestern Canada to Colorado and California. (2), (3), (4), (5)
Primarily an inhabitant of the Great Basin. Southern Washington, south and east thru the Great Basin to Wyoming, western Colorado and Arizona. (6)
Adults are most common from June to August, earlier beginning flight times in California. (5)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1878. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 4: 670.
The Moths of America North of Mexico, including Greenland. Fascicle 13.1c. Pyraloidea: Pyralidae (part), comprising the subfamily Evergestinae. Eugene Munroe, E.W. Classey, 1974 (6)