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Species Homoeosoma ardaloniphas - Hodges#5944.4

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 Homoeosoma
Species ardaloniphas (Homoeosoma ardaloniphas - Hodges#5944.4)
Hodges Number
5944.4
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homoeosoma ardaloniphas Goodson & Neunzig, 1993 (1)
Numbers
The genus Homoeosoma includes more than twenty species in America, north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan about 25 mm.
Range
Holotype collected near Karlsruhe, North Dakota.
Habitat
Prairie.
Food
Wajnberg et. al. (2001) stated the larvae feed on the flower heads of Cirsium sp. (thistle).(3)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (2)
Print References
Gassman, A., Loudes, S.M. 2001. Thistle insects interactions in prairies of the upper Great Plains. in Wajnberg, E., Scott, J. K., quimby, P. C. 2001. Evaluating Indirect Ecological Effects of Biological Control. CABI Publishing. 164.(3)
Goodson & Neunzig, 1993. Taxonomic revision of the genera Homoeosoma Curtis and Patagonia Hampson (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) in America north of Mexico. North Carolina Agriculture Research Service Technical Bulletin, 303: 21, figs. 7, 8, 53. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 1997. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4, p. 111; pl. 2.28. (4)
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic revision of the genera Homoeosoma (Curtis) and Patagonia (Hampson) . . .
R. L. Goodson, H. H. Neunzig. 1993. North Carolina Agricultural Research Service Technical Bulletin 303: 1-105.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Evaluating Indirect Ecological Effects of Biological Control
E. Wajnberg, J.K. Scott, P. C. Quimby. 2001. CABI.
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.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems