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Species Pyrausta nexalis - Fulvous-edged Pyrausta Moth - Hodges#5019

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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 Pyraustinae
Tribe Pyraustini
Genus Pyrausta
Species nexalis (Fulvous-edged Pyrausta Moth - Hodges#5019)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta nexalis (Hulst, 1886)
Botis nexalis Hulst, 1886
Phylogenetic sequence # 150375
There are 61 named species of Pyrausta in America north of Mexico. (1)
Several new species to be described.
Forewing length 6-9 mm. (2)
Original description online: Botis nexalis Hulst. 150.
California(3) to Texas north to Washington and Montana. (2), (1), (4)
Type Locality: Sierra Nevada Mts., California. (4), 150
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Host plant: Monardella crispa, Crisp Monardella (2)
Print References
Hulst, G.D. 1886. The Phycitidae of North American. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 13(3-4): 150.
Munroe, E. 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b, p. 93; pl. 7.32-33. (4)
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 22.3; p. 176. (2)
Internet References
Moth Photograhers Group - map with some distribution data, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.