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Species Salebriaria fergusonella - Hodges#5774.3

Salebriaria fergusonella - Hodges #5774.3 - Salebriaria fergusonella - male Pyralidae - Salebriaria fergusonella Pyralidae - Salebriaria fergusonella Salebriaria fergusonella
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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
No Taxon (Nephopteryx Series)
No Taxon (Salebriaria Group)
Genus Salebriaria
Species fergusonella (Salebriaria fergusonella - Hodges#5774.3)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Salebriaria fergusonella (Blanchard(1) & Knudson, 1983)
Psorosina fergusonella Blanchard and Knudson 1983 (2)
Explanation of Names
The species named in honor of Douglas C. Ferguson. (3), (2)
There are 26 named Salebriaria species listed for America, north of Mexico. (4)
Blanchard & Knudson (1983) listed the forewing length: (2)
♂ n=2, 6.4 & 6.8 mm.
♀ n=3, 6.5, 6.6, & 6.8 mm.
The original description as Salebriaria fergusonella (Blanchard & Knudson) is available in PDF. (2)
South Carolina to Texas. (5)
Adults are most common from May and August. (4), (The Lepidopterists' Society Season Summary records)
The larval host plant is unknown.
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Blanchard(1), A. & E.C. Knudson, 1983. A new species of Psorosina Dyar (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) from Texas. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 85(3): 619, figs. 1-7. (2)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 69; pl. 3.4. (6)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.André Blanchard (1896- 1986)
Roy O. Kendall. 1987. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 41(4): 219-237.
2.A new species of Psorosina (Dyar) (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) from Texas. [Salebriaria]
André Blanchard, Edward C. Knudson. 1983. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 85(3): 619-621.
3.Alexander Douglas Campbell Ferguson - 1926-2002
R. W. Hodges. 2003. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 57(4): 299-303.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.South Carolina Moth Species
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.