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Pyla Grote, 1882
Pyla Grote, 1882; New Checklist of North American Moths: 55, TS: Nephopterix scintillans Grote
Pyla Ragonot, 1887; N.Amer. Phycitinae Galleriidae : 9, TS: Nephopterix scintillans Grote
Pyla (Phycitinae) ; [NACL, 82]
Pyla (Phycitini) ; [GlobIZ]

Pyla fasciolalis (Hulst, 1886)
British Columbia, California, Utah. See [About maps] Pinipestis fasciolalis Hulst, 1886; Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 13 : 162, TL: "Spencers Bridge"
Pyla fasciolalis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla fasciolalis ; [NACL, #5822]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 489

Pyla impostor Heinrich, 1956
British Columbia - California. See [About maps] Pyla impostor Heinrich, 1956; Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 207 : 143, TL: Slate Peak, 6500-7000ft, Whatcom Co., Washington
Pyla impostor, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla impostor ; [NACL, #5823]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 489

Pyla aequivoca Heinrich, 1956
Alberta, ..., Quebec. See [About maps] Pyla aequivoca Heinrich, 1956; Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 207 : 143, TL: Banff, Alberta, Canada
Pyla gaspeensis McDunnough, 1958; Amer. mus. novit. 1917: 5, TL: Mile 49, Cascapedia Road, Gaspé, Quebec, Canada
= ; Balogh & Wilterding, 1998, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 100 (4) : 714
Pyla aequivoca, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla gaspeensis ; [NACL, #5825]
Pyla aequivoca ; [NACL, #5824]
Pylaa aequivoca ; Balogh & Wilterding, 1998, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 100 (4) : 714
Pyla aequivoca ; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 491

Pyla insinuatrix Heinrich, 1956
S.Canada, Alberta, Nova Scotia. See [About maps] Pyla insinuatrix Heinrich, 1956; Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 207 : 144, TL: Aweme, Manitoba
Pyla insinuatrix ; [NACL, #5826]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 491

Pyla aenigmatica Heinrich, 1956
British Columbia, Utah, Quebec. See [About maps] Pyla aenigmatica Heinrich, 1956; Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 207 : 144, TL: Wellington, British Columbia
Pyla aenigmatica, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla aenigmatica ; [NACL, #5827]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 493

Pyla criddlella Dyar, 1907
Pyla criddlella Dyar, 1907; J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 15 : 110, TL: Aweme, Manitoba
Pyla criddlella ; [NACL, #5828]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 493

fiPyla fusca (Haworth, 1811)
Holarctic. See [About maps] Nokikoisa
Phycis fusca Haworth, 1811; Lepid. Britannica (3): 493, TL: England
Phycis spadicella Zincken, 1818; Germar's Mag. Ent. 3: 168
= ; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 496
Phycis janthinella carbonariella Duponchel, 1836; Hist. Nat. Lépid. Fr. 10 : 292
= ; [NACL, #5829]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 496
janthinella (Duponchel, 1836)
= ; [NACL, #5829]
Phycis posticella Zetterstedt, 1839; Insecta Lapponica : 996, TL: Lapland
= ; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 496
Phycis annulatella Zetterstedt, 1839; Insecta Lapponica : 997, TL: Lapland
= ; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 496
Phycitia bilineata Curtis, 1850; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (2) 5 (26) : 114, TL: England
= ; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 496
Nephopteryx moestella Walker, 1863; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 27: 53
= ; [NACL, #5829]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 497
Paedisca procellariana Walker, 1863; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 28: 379
= ; [NACL, #5829]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 497
Eudora? frigidella Packard, [1867]; Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 11 : 53
= ; [NACL, #5829]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 497
Pinipestis cacabella Hulst, 1887; Ent. Amer. 3 : 133, TL: New York
= ; [NACL, #5829]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 498
Salebria triplagiatella Dyar, 1904; Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 6 (2) : 109, TL: Winnipeg, Manitoba
= ; [NACL, #5829]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 498
Pyla fusca, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla fusca, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Pyla fusca ; [NACL, #5829]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 496
[fusca-1.jpg] 1203x954 (~74Kb) Iceland: Reykjanes, Selatangar, 3.7.2006, Photo © Johannes Skaftason

Larva on Erica, Calluna, Vaccinium myrtillus, Salix, Betula



Pyla hypochalciella (Ragonot, 1887)
Oregon, Washington, British Columbia. See [About maps] Nephopteryx ovalis hypochalciella Ragonot, 1887; N.Amer. Phycitinae Galleriidae : 7, TL: Washington Territory
Pyla blackmorella Dyar, 1921; Ins. Insc. Menstr. 9: 68, TL: Mt. Tzouhalem, Duncan, British Columbia
= ; [NACL, #5830]
Pyla hypochalciella ; [NACL, #5830]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 498

Pyla hanhamella Dyar, 1904
Manitoba, North Dakota. See [About maps] Pyla hanhamella Dyar, 1904; Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 6 (2) : 109, TL: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pyla hanhamella ; [NACL, #5831]; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 498

Pyla arenaeola Balogh & Wilterding, 1998
Michigan. See [About maps] Pyla arenaeola Balogh & Wilterding, 1998; Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 100 (4) : 705, TL: Saugatuck Dunes State Park, Alleghan Co., Michigan
Pyla arenaeola, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla arenaeola ; Wilterding & Balogh, 2002, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 499

Larva on Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Balogh & Wilterding, 1998, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 100 (4) : 705


Pyla westerlandi Wilterding & Balogh, 2002
California, Oregon. See [About maps] Pyla westerlandi Wilterding & Balogh, 2002; Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 499, TL: California, Placer Co., Ward Creek, 2 mi S. Tahoe City, 6050'

Pyla scintillans (Grote, 1881)
Pyla feella Dyar, 1921
= ; [NACL, #5832]
Pyla sylphiella Dyar, 1921
= ; [NACL, #5832]
Pyla scintillans, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla scintillans ; [NACL, #5832]

Pyla rainierella Dyar, 1904
Pyla rainierella ; [NACL, #5833]

Pyla aeneella Hulst, 1895
Pyla aeneella ; [NACL, #5834]

Pyla aeneoviridella Ragonot, 1887
Pyla aeneoviridella, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla aeneoviridella, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Pyla aeneoviridella ; [NACL, #5835]

Pyla metalicella Hulst, 1895
Pyla metalicella ; [NACL, #5836]

Pyla fasciella Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Pyla fasciella ; [NACL, #5837]

Pyla nigricula Heinrich, 1956
Pyla nigricula, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla nigricula ; [NACL, #5838]

Pyla viridisuffusella Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Pyla viridisuffusella, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyla viridisuffusella ; [NACL, #5839]


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References:
[ALBERTA]
University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[GlobIZ]
Global information system on pyraloidea; GlobIZ; Globales Informtationssystem Zünslerfalter; Note This information is not automatically synchronized with GlobIZ and can sometimes be lagging behind.
[Johannes Skaftason]
Iceland; e-mail: Johannes Skaftason
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)


Some related literature:
Balogh & Wilterding, 1998
A new species of Pyla Grote and redescription of Pyla aequivoca Heinrich (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 100 (4) : 704-723
Curtis, 1850
Notes upon the smaller British Moths, with descriptions some nondescript or imperfectly characterized species Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (2) 5 (26) : 110-121
Duponchel, 1836
Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France. Nocturnes 7 Hist. Nat. Lépid. Fr. 10 : 1-384
Dyar, 1904
Additions to the list of North American Lepidoptera, No. 1 & 2 Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 6 (2) : 62-65, : 103-117
Dyar, 1907
New American moths J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 15 : 105-110
Dyar, 1921
New forms of American moths Ins. Insc. Menstr. 9: 59-68
Haworth, 1811
Lepidoptera Britannica, sistens digestimen novam lepidopterorum quae in Magna Britannica reperiunter ... adjunguntur dissertationes variae ad historiam naturalam spectantes Lepid. Britannica (1): 1-136 (1803), (2): 137-376 ([1809]), (3): 377-512 ([1811]), (4): 513-609 (1828)
Heinrich, 1956
American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 207 : 1-581
Hulst, 1886
Descriptions of new Pyralidae Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 13 : 145-168
Hulst, 1887
New species of Pyralidae Ent. Amer. 3 : 129-138
McDunnough, 1958
New microlepidoptera, with notes Amer. mus. novit. 1917: 1-11
Packard, [1867]
View of the lepidopterous fauna of Labrador Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 11 : 32-63
Ragonot, 1887
Diagnoses of North American Phycitinae and Galleriidae N.Amer. Phycitinae Galleriidae : 1-20
Walker, 1863
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 27: 1-286 (1863), 28: 287-562 (1863), 29: 563-835 (1864), 30: 837-1096 (1864)
Wilterding & Balogh, 2002
Review of the North American gray Pyla Grote (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) with description of a new species from western United States Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104 (2) : 485-504
Zetterstedt, 1839
Insecta Lapponica Insecta Lapponica : 1-1014 ([1839]), : 1015-1140 (1840)
Zincken, 1818
Monographie der Gattung Phycis Germar's Mag. Ent. 3: 116-176


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