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Species Bonchis munitalis - Hodges#5564

Bonchis munitalis - Hodges #5564 - Bonchis munitalis
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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 Chrysauginae
Genus Bonchis
Species munitalis (Bonchis munitalis - Hodges#5564)
Hodges Number
5564
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bonchis munitalis (Lederer, 1863)
Ethnistis munitalis Lederer, 1863
Numbers
Bonchis munitalis is the only member of the genus listed for America north of Mexico. (1)
Range
Heppner (2003) listed the range as Florida, West Indies, Central to South America. (2)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported adults in Florida during the month of October. (2)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the following host plants. (2)
Crescentia cujeta
Parmentiera cereifera
Tabebuia rosea
Print References
Lederer, 1863: 345, pl. 6 fig. 13 (3)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
3.Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Pyralidinen
Lederer, J. 1863. Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift 7(8, 10–12): 243–280, 331–504, pls 2–18.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems