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Species Pyrausta inornatalis - Inornate Pyrausta Moth - Hodges#5037

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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Pyrausta
Species inornatalis (Inornate Pyrausta Moth - Hodges#5037)
Hodges Number
5037
Other Common Names
Southern Pink Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta inornatalis (Fernald, 1885)
Botis inornatalis Fernald, 1885
Syllythria rosa Druce, 1895
Range
Florida to Kansas and California. (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Food
Larval host is various Salvia species.
Larvae on Salvia farinacea Benth. (mealycup sage) * USDA plant profile
See Also
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1885. North American Pyralidae. The Canadian Entomologist, 17(3): 57-58
Munroe, E., 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 101; pl. 8.19-20. (2)