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Species Glyphocystis viridivallis - Hodges#5765

Glyphocystis viridivallis - Hodges #5765 - Glyphocystis viridivallis - male
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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 Glyphocystis
Species viridivallis (Glyphocystis viridivallis - Hodges#5765 )
Hodges Number
5765
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphocystis viridivallis Blanchard, 1973 (1)
Explanation of Names
The specific epihtet is of Latin, "virid" is green (Latin) + "vall" is valley referring to the area named Green Gulch in Big Bend National Park where the holotype was collected. (2)
Numbers
Blanchard (1973) described Glyphocystis viridivallis as the only member of the genus. (1)
Size
Blanchard (1973) reported a wingspan of 21-24 mm. (1)
Identification
Blanchard (1973) original description is in PDF. (1)
Range
Western Texas.
Holotype ♂ from Big Bend National Park, Green Gulch, [Brewster County], Texas, 28 March 1971, deposited in the National Museum of Natural History, (No. 72380). (1)
Season
Blanchard (1973) collected specimens in March, May and October. (1)
Food
Blanchard (1973) did not mention a host plant. (1)
Print References
Blanchard, A., 1973. Two new species of Phycitinae from Texas, with descriptions of two new genera (Pyralidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 27(3): p. 224; figs. 5-7, 14-14a, 15-18. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 80; plate 8, fig. 14. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Two new species of Phycitinae from Texas, with descriptions of two new genera (Pyralidae).
André Blanchard. 1973. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 27(3): 219-225.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group