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Species Pyrausta sartoralis - Hodges#5020

Moth for ID  - Pyrausta sartoralis
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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 Pyrausta
Species sartoralis (Pyrausta sartoralis - Hodges#5020)
Hodges Number
5020
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta sartoralis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
Size
Barnes & McDunnough (1914) listed a wingspan of 17 mm.
Identification
Barnes & McDunnough (1914) original description is online and linked in the print references.
Range
Southern California; Arizona.
Holotype from Loma Linda, San Bernardo County, California (G.R. Pilates).
Season
The main flight period appears to be March to August. (1), (2)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1914. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America 2(6), p. 242; plate 1, fig. 26.
Munroe, E., 1976. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 93; plate 8, figs. 38-39. (2)