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Species Ambesa lallatalis - Hodges#5761

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
Genus Ambesa
Species lallatalis (Ambesa lallatalis - Hodges#5761)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ambesa lallatalis (Hulst, 1886) (1)
Nephopteryx lallatalis Hulst, 1886
There are five species of the genus Ambesa in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Heinrich (1956) listed the wingspan 26-30 mm. (4)
Hulst (1890) listed 30-34 mm. (1)
Heinrich (1956) revised description in PDF. (4)
California(5), Nevada, Utah(6), and Colorado.
Holotype ♂ and ♀ collected in "Nevada", ♂ in AMNH (American Museum of Natural History)(4)
May, July (7)
Heinrich (1956) reported the larval host and immature stages unknown. (4)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 207: 109. (4)
Hulst, G.D., 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 13: 161.
Hulst, G.D., 1890. The Phycitidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 17(2): 142. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 39; pl. 1.21. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Phycitidae of North America
George D. Hulst. 1890. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 17(2): 93-228.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
5.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
6.Survey of Utah Moth Species
7.North American Moth Photographers Group