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Species Sciota tarmitalis - Hodges#5800

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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Nephopteryx Series)
No Taxon (Sciota Group)
Genus Sciota
Species tarmitalis (Sciota tarmitalis - Hodges#5800)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sciota tarmitalis (Hulst, 1886)
Pempelia tarmitalis Hulst, 1886 (1)
Sciota termitalis (Hulst, 1886) - mispelled
Salebria levigatella Hulst, 1892
There are more than 24 species of the genus Sciota in America north of Mexico.(2), (3)
Heinrich (1956) listed the wingspan as 23-27 mm. (1)
Heinrich (1956) revised description in PDF. (1)
Lafontaine & Wood (1997) reported the range to include Alaska to Ontario, south to New Mexico. (4)
California. (5)
The main flight period appears to be May to August. (2)
Lafontaine & Wood (1997) reported larvae on Salicaceae. (4)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 207:129; figs. 342, 828. (1)
Hulst, G.D., 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 13: 162.
Hulst, G.D., 1892. New species of Pyralidae. The Canadian Entomologist, 24: 61.
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 110; pl. 4.3. (6)
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.Butterflies and Moths of the Yukon
J.D. Lafontaine & D.M. Wood. 1997. In: Danks H.V., Downes J.A. (Eds.), Insects of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa: 787–86.
5.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems