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Species Phobus incertus - Hodges#5817

Sciota inconditella (T) - Phobus incertus
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Phobus
Species incertus (Phobus incertus - Hodges#5817)
Hodges Number
5817
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phobus incertus Heinrich, 1956 (1)
Numbers
There are four species of the genus Phobus in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Wingspan about 25 mm.
Identification
Heinrich (1956) description in PDF. (1)
Range
California to Washington. (3)
Holotypes ♂ collected by F. Grinnell, Jr., June 1908. Jacinto Mts., Calif, (type in USNM, 61348). (1)
Season
The main flight period appears to be May to August. (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 207: 139; figs. 356, 846. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 132; pl. 5.4. (4)
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems