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Species Yosemitia graciella - Hodges#5981

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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
No Taxon (Cactus-Feeding Group)
Genus Yosemitia
Species graciella (Yosemitia graciella - Hodges#5981)
Hodges Number
5981
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Yosemitia graciella (Hulst, 1887)
Zophodia graciella (Hulst, 1887) (1)
Spermatophthora graciella Hulst, 1887
Numbers
There are two species of the genus Yosemitia in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Hulst (1890) listed a wingspan of 28 mm. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length 9-14 mm.(4)
Range
Western Texas and Colorado to Nevada and southern California. (4)
Season
Moth Photographers Group displays April to August records. (3)
December record on Bug Guide. (5)
Hulst (1890) collected specimens in June and July. (1)
Food
The larvae feed on several cactus species. (6), (4)
Echinocereus viridiflorus Engelm. (nylon hedgehog cactus).
Echinocereus polyacanthus Engelm. (Mojave mound cactus).
Sclerocactus polyancistrus (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) Britton & Rose (redspined fishhook cactus).
Coryphantha spp.
Print References
Hulst, G.D. 1887. New species of Pyralidae. Entomologica Americana 3: p. 134.
Hulst, G.D. 1890. The Phycitidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 17: p. 173.(1)
Neunzig, H.H., 1997. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 77; pl. 2, fig. 15. (6)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. plate 26, fig. 26; p. 196. (4)
Works Cited
1.The Phycitidae of North America
George D. Hulst. 1890. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 17(2): 93-228.
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.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
5.Moth for ID
6.The Moths of North America north of Mexico. Fascicle 15.4. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae (part)
H. H. Neunzig. 1997. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems