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Species Diviana eudoreella - Hodges#5929

Hodges #5929 – Diviana eudoreella - Diviana eudoreella Phycitinae ??? - Diviana eudoreella Phycitinae ??? - Diviana eudoreella Phycitinae ??? - Diviana eudoreella Hodges#5929 - Diviana eudoreella Diviana eudoreela - Diviana eudoreella moth - Diviana eudoreella moth - Diviana eudoreella
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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 Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Diviana
Species eudoreella (Diviana eudoreella - Hodges#5929)
Hodges Number
5929
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diviana eudoreella Ragonot, 1888
Diviana edentella (Hulst, 1890) (1)
Diviana eudoriella Hulst, 1902 (misspelling)
Size
Heinrich (1956) listed the wingspan 16-19 mm. (2)
Hulst (1890) listed a wingspan of 15 mm. (1)
Identification
Heinrich (1956) revised description from PDF. (2)
"Forewing blackish brown, the median area heavily dusted with white, giving it an ashy gray appearance; antemedial white line nearly straight, slanting outwardly from costa to inner margin, slightly notched at lower fold, bordered outwardly by a blackish line which expands to a triangular blotch at costa, a similar, somewhat smaller blotch bordering the fine at inner margin; subterminal white line parallel to termen, notched at vein 6 and at lower fold, towards costa bordered inwardly by a fuscous streak; discal dots at end of cell distinct, blackish ; entire outer area between subterminal line and termen blackish brown. Hind wing pale smoky fuscous, with a darker line along termen and some very faint dark shading on the veins. Alar expanse, 16-19 mm."
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Range
Florida to Texas(4).
Moth Photographers Group map displays a few northern records.(?) (5)
Holotype from "Florida".
Remarks
A personal observation: There is a very distinctive dark spot on the palps. A. Hendrickson
Print References
Blanchard (6), A. & E. Knudson. 1985. New U.S. records and other interesting moths from Texas. Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society 39: 6. (4)
Dyar, H.G., 1902. A list of North American Lepidoptera and key to the literature of this order of insects. United States National Museum Bulletin 52: 433.
Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 207; figs 103, 463. (2)
Hulst, G.D., 1890.The Phycitidæ of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 17(2): 213. (1)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation: 261; pl. 9, figs. 14-15. (7)
Ragonot, E.L., 1888. Nouv. Gen.: 27.
Works Cited
1.The Phycitidae of North America
George D. Hulst. 1890. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 17(2): 93-228.
2.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.New U.S. records and other interesting moths from Texas
André Blanchard, Edward C. Knudson. 1985. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 39(1): 1-8.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.André Blanchard (1896- 1986)
Roy O. Kendall. 1987. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 41(4): 219-237.
7.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.