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Crambidae
800773.005326Surattha santella – Kearfott, 1908
Distribution Data for Surattha santella
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Distribution: Type locality: South Arizona.
Similar Species: 5327 Surattha indentella Kearfott, 1908 is found in Texas. Males have bipectinate antennae, not simple.
Taxonomic Notes: Surattha santella Kearfott, 1908 was transferred to Prionapteryx by Bleszynski (1967) as a result of synonymy of the two genera. This synonymy was overturned by Bassi & Mey in Mey 2011, Esperiana Memoir 6: 234, leaving the generic status of North American species formerly placed in the genus Surattha uncertain. Those species are treated here as members of the genus Surattha following Scholtens & Solis (2015), ZooKeys, 535: 50, 111.
References
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1908. Descriptions of new species of North American crambid moths. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 35 (1649): 371.
  • Scholtens, B.G. & M.A. Solis, 2015. Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico. ZooKeys, 535: 1-136.
  • Species Page at BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System
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