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Species Loxostege kearfottalis - Hodges#4997

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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 Pyraustinae
Genus Loxostege
Species kearfottalis (Loxostege kearfottalis - Hodges#4997)
Hodges Number
4997
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Loxostege kearfottalis Walter, 1928
Size
Walter (1928) listed the wingspan.
♂ 23 mm.
♀ 27 mm.
Range
California to western Texas.
Holotype ♂ from Tempe, Arizona.
Print References
Munroe, E., 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 62; pl. 3, figs. 1-2. (1)
Walter, E.V., 1928. Some new moths from Arizona. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 30, p. 140.