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Species Epina alleni - Hodges#5469

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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Haimbachiini
Genus Epina
Species alleni (Epina alleni - Hodges#5469)
Hodges Number
5469
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epina alleni (Fernald, 1888)
Diatraea alleni Fernald, 1888
Numbers
The genus Epina includes two species in America, north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Size
Fernald (1896) listed the wingspan as 30 mm. (3)
Identification
The cream colored hindwing has a dark brown terminal line that ends before reaching the anal angle.
Range
Maine to Indiana, and South Carolina. (4), (2), (5)
The holotype was collected in Orono, Maine. (3)
Season
Adults are most common from June to August. (2)
Food
Fernald (1896) did not list a food plant, or describe the immature stages. (3)
Print References
Fernald, C.H. 1888. On the genus Diatraea. Entomologica Americana, 4: 120.
Fernald, C.H. 1896. The Crambidæ of North America, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 75. (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.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.The Crambidae of North America
Charles Henry Fernald. 1896. Massachusetts Agricultural College.
4.South Carolina Moth Species
5.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems