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Species Ercta vittata - Hodges#5111

Ercta vittata - Hodges #5111 - Ercta vittata
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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
Genus Ercta
Species vittata (Ercta vittata - Hodges#5111)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ercta vittata (Fabricius, 1794)
syn. Stenia hemialis Guenée, 1854
Ercta vittata is the only member of the genus listed for America, north of Mexico. (1)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Southern Florda
Heppner (2003) reported adults during the months of January, June to September, November. (3)
Moth Photographers Group includes March. (4)
Print References
Fabricius, 1794. Ent. Syst., 3(2): 217.
Guenée, 1854. in Boisduval & Guenée, Histoire Naturelle des Insectes Spécies Général des Lépidoptères, 8: 248.
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.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group