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Species Microcrambus copelandi - Hodges#5418

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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 Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Crambini (Grass-Veneers)
Genus Microcrambus
Species copelandi (Microcrambus copelandi - Hodges#5418)
Hodges Number
5418
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Microcrambus copelandi Klots, 1968
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 6-8.5 mm. (1)
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Georgia and Florida(2); Arkansas and Texas; California and Arizona. (3)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported California, Arizona and Mexico. (1)
Season
The main flight period appears to be May to September. (4)
Heppner (2003) reported June and July. (3)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed grass (Gramineae). (3)
See Also
Some other mostly white Crambini species look similar:

Crambus albellus              Crambus perlella              Arequipa turbatella           Platytes vobisne               Microcrambus biguttellus

                            
Print References
Klots, A. B., 1968. The North American Microcrambus (Lepidoptera: Pyralididae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 76:11
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 182; pl. 24, figs. 25, 26. (1)