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Species Crambus ainslieellus - Hodges#5354

Crambus ainsliellus - Hodges #5354 - Crambus ainslieellus
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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Crambini (Grass-Veneers)
Genus Crambus
Species ainslieellus (Crambus ainslieellus - Hodges#5354)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crambus ainsliellus Klots, 1942 (1)
There are more than 42 species of the genus Crambus in America north of Mexico.
Wingspan 21-29 mm.
British Columbia, Montana, and Iowa to Nova Scotia and Maine; Colorado(?). (2), (3)
The larvae are thought to feed on grasses (Poaceae).
Print References
Works Cited
1.North American Crambus (Pyralididae) II new species.
Alexander B. Klots. 1942. American Museum Novitates 1191: .
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
4.Sod webworm moths (Pyralidae: Crambidae) in South Dakota
B. McDaniel, G. Fauske, R. D. Gustin. 1984. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 38(3): 149-164.
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