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Species Banisia myrsusalis - Sapodilla Borer Moth - Hodges#6086

Sapodilla Borer Moth - Hodges #6086 - Banisia myrsusalis unknown moth - Banisia myrsusalis Sapodilla Borer Moth - Banisia myrsusalis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Thyridoidea (Window-winged Moths)
Family Thyrididae (Window-winged Moths)
Subfamily Striglininae
Genus Banisia
Species myrsusalis (Sapodilla Borer Moth - Hodges#6086)
Hodges Number
6086
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Banisia myrsusalis (Walker, 1859)
Rhodoneura myrsusalis Walker, 1859
Identification
Range
Heppner (2003) listed the range as Florida, West Indies. (1)
Reported in Australia, Asia and Africa.
Season
Heppner (2003) reported adults in Florida during May, June, August, and October to November. (1)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported two host plants. (1)
Chrysophyllum oliviforme L. (satinleaf) Sapotaceae.
Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen (sapodilla) Sapotaceae.
Print References
Swinhoe, C., 1900. Catalogue of eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the Oxford University Museum, 2: 410.
Whalley, P.E.S., 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History, 17: 39.