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Species Pyla impostor - Hodges#5823

Pyla species ?? - Pyla impostor
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Pyla
Species impostor (Pyla impostor - Hodges#5823)
Hodges Number
5823
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyla impostor Heinrich, 1956 (1)
Size
Wingspan 23-30 mm. (1)
Identification
The original description is available in PDF or view online in the print references below. (1)
Range
Scattered records throughout North America. (2), (3), (4), (5)
Season
Adults appear to be most common in April, and from June to August. (5)
Food
Heinrich (1956) reported the larval host plant was unknown. (1)
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 143, figs. 365, 850. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 145, pl. 5.8-10. (6)
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.Review of the North American gray Pyla (Grote) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) with description of a ...
John H. Wilterding III, George J. Balogh. 2002. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104: 485-504.
3.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.