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Species Polygrammodes eleuata - Hodges#5230

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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 Polygrammodes
Species eleuata (Polygrammodes eleuata - Hodges#5230)
Hodges Number
5230
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Polygrammodes elevata
Phalaena elevata Fabricius, 1777
Astura elevalis Guenée, 1854 (emendation)
Astura elevata var. grandimacula Dognin, 1912
Astura elevata Munroe, 1995
Sylepta grandimacula
Size
22-24 mm
Range
Central and South America; Antilles; Southern USA
Print References
Dognin, P. 1912: Hétérocères nouveaux de l'Amérique du Sud. Mémoires de la Société entomologique de Belgique 19: 175. (Astura elevata var. grandimacula)
Fabricius, J. C. 1777 [imprint "1776"]: Genera insectorum eorumque charcteres naturales secundum numerum, figuram, situm et proportionem omnium partium oris adiecta mantissa specierum nuper detectarum. 291. (Phalaena eleuata)
Guenée, M. A. 1854: Deltoïdes et Pyramides. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères 8 (8): 319, pl. 10 fig. 3. (Astura elevalis)