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Species Eremberga insignis - Hodges#5986

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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 Eremberga
Species insignis (Eremberga insignis - Hodges#5986)
Hodges Number
5986
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eremberga insignis Heinrich, 1939 (1)
Numbers
There are three species of the genus Eremberga listed for America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Heinrich (1939) reported the wingspan as 35 mm. (1)
Identification
Eremberga insignis is distinguished from the other members of the genus by the bold discal spot. (1)
Range
Texas and Mexico. (4)
Season
There are records of adults in July.
Food
Heinrich (1956) listed the host plant as unknown. (5)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1939. The cactus-feeding Phycitinae: A contribution toward a revision of the American pyralidoid moths of the family Phycitidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 86: 378, figs. 23. 23c. (1)
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 207: 254. (5)
Neunzig, H.H., 1997. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 80; pl. 3.5. (4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The cactus-feeding Phycitinae: A contribution toward a revision of the American Pyralidoid moths of the family Phycitidae
Carl Heinrich. 1939. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 86(3053): 331-413.
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 North America north of Mexico. Fascicle 15.4. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae (part)
H. H. Neunzig. 1997. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
5.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.