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Species Hileithia differentialis - Hodges#5190

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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 Herpetogrammatini
Genus Hileithia
Species differentialis (Hileithia differentialis - Hodges#5190)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hileithia differentialis (Dyar, 1914)
Blepharomastix differentialis Dyar, 1914
Bocchoris differentialis Dyar, 1914
Determined by Jim Vargo.
Heppner (2003) included Florida; West Indies to Central America. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported March to April, July to December in Florida. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported the following plants. (1)
Blechum brownei (Lam.) Urb. (Browne's blechum).
Baccharis L. species as a possible host or resting site. (1)
Blepharomastix magualis, aplicalis, rehamalis, and differentialis were transferred to Hileithia in Munroe (1995a). (2)
Print References
Dyar, H. G. 1914. Report on the Lepidoptera of the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Washington 47 (2050):266.
Munroe E. G. 1995. Crambidae (Crambinae, Schoenobiinae, Cybalomiinae, Linostinae, Glaphyriinae, Dichogaminae, Scopariinae, Musotiminae, Midilinae, Nymphulinae, Odontiinae, Evergestinae, Pyraustinae). In: Heppner, J. B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea – Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea 3 Association for Tropical Lepidoptera & Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, 60–79.
Works Cited
1.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
2.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems