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Species Azochis rufidiscalis - Hodges#5232

MothUNKNOWN07272013 - Azochis rufidiscalis
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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 Azochis
Species rufidiscalis (Azochis rufidiscalis - Hodges#5232)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Azochis rufidiscalis Hampson, 1904
Azochis rufidiscalis is the only member of the genus listed for America north of Mexico. (1)
Hampson (1904) listed a wingspan of 26 mm.
The original Hampson (1904) description is available online in the print references below.
Heppner (2003) included Florida; West Indies to South America. (2), (3)
Heppner (2003) reported adults from January to March, May, July, September. (3)
Heppner (2003) listed the host plant as Ficus sp., including F. stahlii. (3)
Print References
Hampson, G.F., 1904. The Lepidoptera - Phalaenae of the Bahamas. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History; Zoology, Botany, and Geology (7), 14: 186.