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Species Actrix dissimulatrix - Hodges#5819

Actrix dissimulatrix - Hodges #5819 - Actrix dissimulatrix - 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 Actrix
Species dissimulatrix (Actrix dissimulatrix - Hodges#5819)
Hodges Number
5819
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Actrix dissimulatrix Heinrich, 1956 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 172700
Numbers
The genus Actrix has two species listed for America, north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Heinrich (1956) did not mention the forewing length. (1)
Identification
Heinrich (1956) stated Actrix dissimulatrix and Actrix nyssaecolella differ mainly by genitalia. Actrix dissimulatrix may have slightly more white dusting in the median area especially over the inner margin below antemedial line. (1)
Range
Southeastern United States. (2)
Holotype collected Cape Henry, Virginia. (1)
Season
The adults appear to be most common from May to June. (2)
Food
Heinrich (1956) listed the food plant as Nyssa sylvatica Marshall (blackgum). (1)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 207: 140, figs. 358, 837. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 138; pl. 9.28. (4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.