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Species Blepharomastix haedulalis - Hodges#5186

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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 Blepharomastix
Species haedulalis (Blepharomastix haedulalis - Hodges#5186)
Hodges Number
5186
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blepharomastix haedulalis (Hulst, 1886)
Botis haedulalis Hulst, 1886
Size
Hulst (1886) listed a wingspan of 22 mm.
Identification
Hulst (1886) original description as Botis haedulalis is online in the print references.
"Fore wings fuscous, very thinly scaled; basal line broken into dots; outer line fine, sharply and strongly dentate, and after the Botis pattern; orbicular and reniform black; marginal line fine, black; hind wings pale fuscous pellucid; beneath, same color as above, with lines faintly reflected."
Range
Central, western and southern Texas. (1)
Season
April records.
Food
Unknown.
Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences 13: 152.