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Species Neohelvibotys arizonensis - Hodges#4978

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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Neohelvibotys
Species arizonensis (Neohelvibotys arizonensis - Hodges#4978)
Hodges Number
4978
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neohelvibotys arizonensis (Capps, 1967)
Loxostege arizonensis Capps, 1967 (1)
Size
Wingspan: (1)
♂ 20-24 mm.
♀ 19-24 mm.
Identification
Range
Capps (1967) reported the range as Arizona, Mexico. (2), (3), (1)
Season
Capps (1967) reported adults from July to September in Arizona; May to June in Mexico. (1)
Food
Larval host plant is unknown. (1)
See Also
Neohelvibotys polingi has less sharply defined shading along the outer margins of both the forewing and hindwing. (1)
Print References
Capps, H.W. 1967. Review of some species of Loxostege Hübner and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae, Pyraustinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 120(3561): 6 , figs. 11, 64, 112. (1)
Munroe, E. 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a, p. 49, pl. 3.59-60. (4)