Hydriris ornatalis

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Hydriris ornatalis
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Hydriris ornatalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Hydriris
Species: H. ornatalis
Binomial name
Hydriris ornatalis
(Duponchel, 1832)
Synonyms
  • Asopia ornatalis Duponchel, 1832
  • Antiercta ornatlis
  • Nymphula saturnalis Treitschke, 1835
  • Pyralis deciusalis Walker, 1859
  • Botys invenustalis Walker, 1866
  • Cataclysta fraterna Butler, 1875
  • Stenia pulchellalis Mabille, 1880
  • Ercta orientalis Yamanaka, 1972
  • Nymphula bifascialis Heeger, 1838

Hydriris ornatalis, the ornate hydriris, is a moth of the Crambidae family. It has a wide distribution and is known from southern Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and North America, where it is restricted to Florida.

The wingspan is about 16 mm.

The larvae feed on Convolvulaceae species, including Ipomoea aquatica.

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