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Species Stegea simplicialis - Hodges#4861

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 Glaphyriinae
Genus Stegea
Species simplicialis (Stegea simplicialis - Hodges#4861)
Hodges Number
4861
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stegea simplicialis (Kearfott, 1907)
Symphysa simplicialis Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #801041
Size
Forewing length averages 6-9 mm.
Wingspan 11-15 mm. (1)
Range
Texas to Arizona.
Season
The adults are most common during the months of July and August.
Life Cycle
Munroe (1972) reported the genus Stegea as a case-bearing group. (2)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1): 4. (1)
Works Cited
1.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico: Fascicle 13.1B: Pyralidae, Odontiinae+Glaphyriinae
Eugene Munroe. 1972. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems