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Species Pyrausta sartoralis - Hodges#5020

Moth for ID  - Pyrausta sartoralis
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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 Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Pyraustinae
Genus Pyrausta
Species sartoralis (Pyrausta sartoralis - Hodges#5020)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrausta sartoralis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
Barnes & McDunnough (1914) listed a wingspan of 17 mm.
Barnes & McDunnough (1914) original description is online and linked in the print references.
Southern California; Arizona.
Holotype from Loma Linda, San Bernardo County, California (G.R. Pilates).
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)