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Species Sisyracera subulalis - Hodges#5194

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 Spilomelinae
Genus Sisyracera
Species subulalis (Sisyracera subulalis - Hodges#5194)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sisyracera subulalis (Guenée, 1854)
Endotricha subulalis Guenée, 1854
Leucinodes preciosalis Möschler, 1882
Araschnopsis pretiosalis auth., (missp.)
Nacoleia subulalis Whalley, 1963
Sisyracera subulalis is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Wingspan about 17-20 mm.
Heppner (2003) listed the range to include Florida(3); Texas; West Indies; Mexico to Brazil. (4)
The main flight period in the United States appears to be September to November. (2)
Heppner (2003) reported September in Florida. (4)
Heppner (2003) stated the host is unknown. (4)
Print References
Möschler, 1882. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft. Wien, 31: 431, pl. 18, f. 38.
Whalley, 1963. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History, 13(11): 446.