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Species Rostrolaetilia texanella - Hodges#5962

Rostrolaetilia texanella
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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 Rostrolaetilia
Species texanella (Rostrolaetilia texanella - Hodges#5962)
Hodges Number
5962
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rostrolaetilia texanella Blanchard(1) & Ferguson(2), 1975 (3)
Numbers
Rostrolaetilia includes ten species in America north of Mexico. (3)
Size
Wing expanse: (3)
♂ 16-22 mm.
♀ 18-22 mm.
Identification
The original description is available in PDF. (3)
Range
Western Texas to Arizona. (4), (5)
Holotype ♂ collected on Mt. Locke, Davis Mountains, Jeff Davis Co., Texas, 4 July 1969. (3)
Season
Blanchard & Ferguson (1975) studied specimens collected in March, May to October. (3)
See Also
Rostrolaetilia ardiferella is smaller. (3)
Print References
Blanchard, A. & D.F. Ferguson 1975. Rostrolaetilia - a new North American genus of the subfamily Phycitinae, with descriptions of seven new species (Pyralidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 29(3): 147, figs. 9, 11, 14, 20, 31, 34, 35, 37. (3)
Neunzig, H.H. 1997. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4: 30, plate 1.28. (6)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.André Blanchard (1896- 1986)
Roy O. Kendall. 1987. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 41(4): 219-237.
2.Alexander Douglas Campbell Ferguson - 1926-2002
R. W. Hodges. 2003. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 57(4): 299-303.
3.Rostrolaetilia - a new North American genus of the subfamily Phycitinae, with descriptions of seven new species (Pyralidae)
André Blanchard, Douglas F. Ferguson. 1975. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 29(3): 131-150.
4.Moths of Southeast Arizona
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.The Moths of North America north of Mexico. Fascicle 15.4. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae (part)
H. H. Neunzig. 1997. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.