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Species Udea brevipalpis - Hodges#5093

moth - Udea brevipalpis moth - Udea brevipalpis
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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
Tribe Udeini
Genus Udea
Species brevipalpis (Udea brevipalpis - Hodges#5093)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Udea brevipalpis Munroe, 1966 (1)
Expanse: 25-29 mm. (1)
The only Nearctic species of the genus Udea with the dark outlined reniform and orbicular according to Richard Mally, Senckenberg, Natural History Collections, Dresden, Germany, Museum of Zoology, Section Lepidoptera.
Scattered records in western North America. (2), (3)
The adults appear to be most common in July and August. (3)