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Genus Diastictis

Brown and beige moth - Diastictis fracturalis Diastictis of some kind? - Diastictis fracturalis Diastictis ventralis (Grote & Robinson) - Diastictis ventralis Crambid Snout Moth - Diastictis ventralis Diastictis sp. D. argyralis? - Diastictis Western fractured snout  - Diastictis fracturalis Diastictis fracturalis Small Tan/orange moth with some white spots - Diastictis ventralis
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Genus Diastictis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes misspelled "Diastictus", which is a genus of dung beetle in the family Scarabaeidae
Numbers
Nine species in our area. (1), (2), (3), (4)
Print References
Powell, J. A., and P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. p. 180.(1)
Monroe, E. 1956. Restriction and Revision of the Genus Diastictis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). (5)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
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.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.
5.Restriction and revision of the genus Diastictis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Eugene Munroe. 1956. The Canadian Entomologist 88: 208-228.