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Species Crambidia myrlosea - Hodges#8048

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Lithosiina
Genus Crambidia
Species myrlosea (Crambidia myrlosea - Hodges#8048)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crambidia myrlosea Dyar, 1917
Phylogenetic sequence # 930222 (1)
There are ten named species of the genus Crambidia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) stated there are at least seven western species with some to be described. (3)
Dyar (1917) reported a wingspan of 22 mm.
Dyar (1917) description.
"Head white, thorax gray. Fore wing with the costa broadly white, succeeded by dark gray, the veins faintly paler, especially towards costa. Hind wing dark gray."
Southern Arizona to western and southern Texas. (2)
Holotype collected June 12, 1907, Kerrville, Texas, by F.C. Pratt.
The main flight period is June to October.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (2)
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1917. Miscellaneous new America Lepidoptera. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 5(4-6): 67.