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Species Neoleucinodes prophetica - Hodges#5102

Neoleucinodes prophetica - Hodges #5102 - Neoleucinodes prophetica moth - Neoleucinodes prophetica
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Tribe Lineodini
Genus Neoleucinodes
Species prophetica (Neoleucinodes prophetica - Hodges#5102)
Hodges Number
5102
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoleucinodes prophetica (Dyar, 1914)
Leucinodes elegantilis var. prophetica Dyar, 1914 (1)
Neuleucinodes prophetica Capps, 1948
Numbers
Neoleucinodes prophetica is one of two members of the genus listed for America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Dyar (1914) listed the wingspan as 17 mm. (1)
Range
Heppner (2003) listed the range to include Florida; West Indies; Venezuela. (4)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported March to May, July, November to December. (4)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed the host plant as Solanum erianthum D. Don (potatotree) which is found in Texas and Florida. (4)
Print References
Capps, H.W., 1948. Status of the pyraustid moths of the genus Leucinodes in the New World, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 98: 76.
Diaz, A.E. & Solis, M.A., 2007. A new species and species distribution records of Neoleucinodes (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae) from Colombia feeding on Solanum sp. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 109(4): 897. PDF
Dyar, 1914. Report on the Lepidoptera of the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 47(2050): 278. (1)
Works Cited
1.Report on the Lepidoptera of the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone
Harrison Gray Dyar. 1914. Proceeding of the United States National Museum, 47(2050): 139-350.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems