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Species Homoeosoma parvalbum - Hodges#5938.1

Homoeosoma parvalbum - Hodges #5938.1 - Homoeosoma parvalbum - 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 Homoeosoma
Species parvalbum (Homoeosoma parvalbum - Hodges#5938.1)
Hodges Number
5938.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homoeosoma parvalbum Blanchard(1) & Knudson, 1985 (2)
Numbers
The genus Homoeosoma includes twenty described species in America, north of Mexico. (3), (4), (5)
Size
Blanchard & Knudson (1985) listed the forewing length: (2)
♂ (n=1) 7.4 mm.
♀ (n=8) 6.6-7.4 mm.
Range
Western Texas. (6)
Holotype ♂ collected at Hot Springs, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas. (2), (6)
Season
Adults collected April, September. (2)
Food
Blanchard & Knudson (1985) did not list a host plant.
Powell and Opler (2009) indicated all the species of Homoeosoma are seed and flower feeders of Asteraceae. (5)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Blanchard(1), A. & E.C. Knudson, 1985. New species of Phycitinae (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) from Texas, with description of a new genus. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 87: 236 , figs. 22-28. (2)
Neunzig, H.H., 1997. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4, p. 108; plate 4.23. (7)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.André Blanchard (1896- 1986)
Roy O. Kendall. 1987. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 41(4): 219-237.
2.New species of phycitinae (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) from Texas, with description of a new genus
André Blanchard & Edward C. Knudson. 1985. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 87:231-238.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
5.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
6.Insect species described from Big Bend National Park
Arnold F. Van Pelt. 2002. Insecta Mundi, 16(1-3): 125-145.
7.The Moths of North America north of Mexico. Fascicle 15.4. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae (part)
H. H. Neunzig. 1997. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.