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Species Hahncappsia mancalis - Hodges#4967

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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
Tribe Pyraustini
Genus Hahncappsia
Species mancalis (Hahncappsia mancalis - Hodges#4967)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Hahncappsia mancalis Lederer, 1863
Botys mancalis Lederer, 1863
Loxostege mancalis
Male wingspan: 20-24 mm (1)
Female wingspan: 22-24 mm (1)
See Capps (1967) (1)
Some of the caterpillars placed here have been found on Physalis, some on Ipomoea.
See Also
H. pergilvalis is similar, but H. mancalis tends to have a much stronger and straighter subterminal line on the forewing. The H. marculenta/neomarculenta/neobliteralis complex has more diffuse markings and tends to be more translucent yellow, and the subterminal line of the hindwing is further from the outer margin(1).
Print References
Capps, H W. 1967. Review of some species of Loxostege (Hübner) and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae: Pyrausinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 120(3361): 13, 22 (1)
Internet References
Images and Info at Moth Photographers Group
Info and pinned specimen at Moths of Maryland
Images and Info at Barcoding Life
Works Cited
1.Review of some species of Loxostege (Hübner) and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae, Pyrausinae)
Hahn W. Capps. 1967. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 120(3361): 1-75.