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Species Marasmia cochrusalis - Hodges#5289

Marasmia trapezalis - Marasmia cochrusalis Marasmia trapezalis - Marasmia cochrusalis ? - Marasmia cochrusalis Hodges #5288 - Trapeze Moth - Marasmia cochrusalis 6/18/19 moth - Marasmia cochrusalis Cnaphalocrocis - Marasmia cochrusalis #5289 - Marasmia cochrusalis? - Marasmia cochrusalis Marasmia cochrusalis
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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 Spilomelinae
Genus Marasmia
Species cochrusalis (Marasmia cochrusalis - Hodges#5289)
Hodges Number
5289
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Marasmia cochrusalis (Walker, 1859)
Hydrocampa cochrusalis Walker, 1859
Botys azionalis Walker, 1859
Explanation of Names
Marasmia cochrusalis (Walker, 1859), placed by some authors in the genus Cnaphalocrocis, is treated as a member of the genus Marasmia in Shaffer & Munroe (2003:63).
Identification
FW middle portion of st. line or shade is narrowly separated from the pm. line. The HW pm. and st. lines tend to be more narrowly separated than in trapezalis with pm. line bending more toward the apex. The HW pm. line tends to align with the FW st. line in cochrusalis and with the pm. line in trapezalis.
Remarks
Type locality: Dominican Republic, St. Domingo
Print References
Walker, F. 1859 d: Pyralides. – List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 19: 959, 985-986.