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Species Dichogama colotha - Hodges#4792

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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 Glaphyriinae
Genus Dichogama
Species colotha (Dichogama colotha - Hodges#4792)
Hodges Number
4792
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichogama colotha Dyar, 1912 (1)
Size
Dyar (1912) listed the wingspan as 28 mm. (1)
Identification
Range
Southern Texas; Mexico.
Holotype ♀, Tehuacan, Mexico, June 1911, R. Müller, #14292 USMNH (United States Museum of Natural History). (1)
Season
The main flight period is June to October. (2), (1)
See Also
This distinctive species is unlikely to be confused with other Crambidae found north of Mexico.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1912. Descriptions of new species and genera of Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 42: 103. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new species and genera of Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico
Harrison G. Dyar. 1912. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 42: 100-106.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems