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Species Prorasea simalis - Hodges#4916

Prorasea simalis - Hodges #4916 - Prorasea simalis
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Classification
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
4916
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prorasea simalis Grote(1), 1878
Size
Grote (1878) reported the wingspan as,
♂ 22 mm.
♀ 26-29 mm.
Range
Southwestern Canada to Colorado and California. (2), (3), (4), (5)
Season
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.