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Species Sarata rubrithoracella - Hodges#5874

Sarata rubrithoracella - male Sarata rubrithoracella - male Sarata rubrithoracella - male Sarata rubrithoracella - male
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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 (Sarata Series)
Genus Sarata
Species rubrithoracella (Sarata rubrithoracella - Hodges#5874)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sarata rubrithoracella (Barnes & McDunnough, 1913) (1)
Megasis rubrithoracella Barnes & McDunnough 1913
There are eleven species of the genus Sarata in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Barnes & McDunnough (1913) listed the wingspan.
♂ 28 mm.
♀ 25 mm.
Heinrich (1956) listed the wingspan 22-29 mm. (1)
Heinrich (1956) reported the range to include Arizona and New Mexico. (1)
Holotype ♂, ♀ from White Mountains, Arizona.
Heinrich (1956) listed the host plant as unknown. (1)
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough 1913. Phycitinae. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 2: 140; plate 7, figs. 7, 9. (4)
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 207: 163; fig. 404. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 211; pl. 10.18. (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group