Mojavia

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Mojavia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Mojavia
Munroe, 1961[1]
Species: M. achemonalis
Binomial name
Mojavia achemonalis
(Barnes & McDunnough, 1914)
Synonyms
  • Noctuelia achemonalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
  • Noctuelia achemonalis pulcharalis Barnes & Benjamin, 1924

Mojavia is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family. It contains only one species, Mojavia achemonalis, which is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas.[2]

The length of the forewings is 5-6 mm.[3] The basal third of the forewings is deep pink, extending along the costa to near the apex. The remainder of the wing is olivaceous ochreous, bordered with pink along the outer margin. The hindwings are deep smoky.[4] Adults are on wing in April and from June to September.

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