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Species Haimbachia albescens - Silvered Haimbachia moth - Hodges#5488

Haimbachia albescens
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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Haimbachiini
Genus Haimbachia
Species albescens (Silvered Haimbachia moth - Hodges#5488)
Hodges Number
5488
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Haimbachia albescens Capps, 1965 (1)
Numbers
Capps (1965) listed the wingspan. (1)
♂ 18 mm.
♀ 18-20 mm.
Identification
Capps (1965) description of adult including notes on genitalia in PDF. (1)
The adults are similar to the smaller Haimbachia floridalis and can be separated by the range. The forewing fringe appears metallic. (1)
Range
Beadle & Leckie (2012) listed the range to include southern Ontario, and eastern United States. (2)
Season
June and July records on Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Food
Capps (1965) and Beadle & Leckie (2012) reported the larval host is unknown. (1), (2)
See Also
Haimbachia floridalis which is restricted to Florida.
Print References
Capps, H.W., 1965. Review of the genus Haimbachia (Dyar) with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Crambidae). Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 117(3520): 642; figs. 15, 23. (1)
Works Cited
1. Review of the genus Haimbachia (Dyar) with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Crambidae).
Hahn W. Capps. 1965. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 117(3520): 629-653.
2.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group