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Species Fundella argentina - Hodges#5726

5726 - Fundella argentina
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Fundella
Species argentina (Fundella argentina - Hodges#5726)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Fundella argentina Dyar, 1919
Phylogenetic sequence # 169500
Dyar (1919) listed a wingspan of 18 mm.
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Florida; Texas; West Indies; Mexico to Argentina. (1), (2)
Heppner (2003) reported January to May, October, December in Florida. (2)
Heppner (2003) listed the following host plants. (2)
Albizia lebbek
Bauhinia spp.
Canavalia gladiata
Cassia alata
C. bicapsularis
C. chamaecrista
C. corymbosa
C. stahlii
Crotalaria striata
Poinciana gilliesi
Determined by Bob Patterson.

Type locality Argentina. It may be an introduced species.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1919. Some Tropical American Phycitinae. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus. 7(1-3): 40.
Internet References