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Species Pyrausta flavibrunnea - Hodges#5046

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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Pyraustinae
Tribe Pyraustini
Genus Pyrausta
Species flavibrunnea (Pyrausta flavibrunnea - Hodges#5046)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta flavibrunnea Hampson, 1913
There are 63 named species of the genus Pyrausta in America north of Mexico. (1)
Hampson (1913) listed a wingspan of 22 mm.
Hampson (1913) original description is available online in the print references.
Western Texas to Arizona; Mexico. (1)
Holotype ♀ from Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos, collected by H.H. Smith.
The main flight period appears to be May to September. (1)
There is no mention of host or immature stages by Hampson (1913) or Munroe (1976).
Print References
Hampson, G.F., 1913. Descriptions of new species of Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, No. 67 (8): 32.
Munroe, E., 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation., p. 108; pl. 6.43. (2)