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Species Eurythmia hospitella - Hodges#6031

Pyralidae, Eurythmia hospitella - Eurythmia hospitella - female Pyralidae, Eurythmia hospitella - Eurythmia hospitella - female Eurythmia hospitella Eurythmia hospitella
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Ephestia Series)
Genus Eurythmia
Species hospitella (Eurythmia hospitella - Hodges#6031)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eurythmia hospitella (Zeller, 1875)
Ephestia hospitella Zeller, 1875 (1)
Heinrich (1956) listed the wingspan 10-15 mm. (2)
Heinrich (1956) description of the adult, including genitalia, is available online in PDF.(2)
Specimen determined by Terry Harrison.
Heinrich (1956) reported Arizona and Utah to Texas, Florida. (2)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include North Carolina to Florida and Missouri to Texas. (3)
Type specimens from "Texas" and Stockton, Utah. (2)
Heppner (2003) reported April and May; July to November. (3)
Heinrich (1956) listed the host unknown. (2)
HOST lists the larval host as Opuntia sp. (prickly pear cactus). (5)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin 207, p. 307; figs. 87, 633, 1130. (2)
Neunzig, H.H., 1990. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.3. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 123; pl. 5, figs. 25-32. (6)
Zeller, P.C., 1875. Contributions to the knowledge of the North American moths, especially the microlepidoptera. Transactions of the Royal Zoological-Botanical Society in Vienna, 25:338 (1)
Works Cited
1.Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren, vol. 3.
Phillip Christoph Zeller. 1875. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
2.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.3: Pyraloidea: Pyralidae (Part), Phycitinae (Part)
H H Neunzig. 1990. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems