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Species Crambus multilinellus - Hodges#5364

Multinellus Grass-veneer Moth - Crambus multilinellus Hodges#5364  - Crambus multilinellus Orange and White Moth - Crambus multilinellus Crambus multilinellus? - Crambus multilinellus 5391 – Chrysoteuchia topiarius – Topiary Grass-veneer Moth  - Crambus multilinellus Crambus multilinellus Crambus multilinellus Crambus multilinellus
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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 Crambini (Grass-Veneers)
Genus Crambus
Species multilinellus (Crambus multilinellus - Hodges#5364)
Hodges Number
5364
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crambus multilinellus Fernald, 1887
multilineellus Kimball, 1965 misspelled (1)
Numbers
The genus Crambus included more than 42 species in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Fernald (1887) reported a wingspan of 26 mm.
Identification
Range
Heppner (2003)(1) included North Carolina to Florida, Alabama to Mississippi. (4), (5)
Season
The adults are most common from April to August. (2)
Heppner (2003) reported March to May, September in Florida. (1)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the host plant as grass (Gramineae). (1)
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1887. North American Pyralidae. Entomologica Americana, 3: 37.