Mecyna mustelinalis

Mecyna mustelinalis is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Packard in 1873.[1] It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Manitoba, Montana, Nevada, Saskatchewan, Utah, Washington[2] and Yukon.

Mecyna mustelinalis
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Mecyna mustelinalis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Mecyna
M. mustelinalis
Binomial name
Mecyna mustelinalis
(Packard, 1873)
  • Botys mustelinalis Packard, 1873
  • Botis catenulalis Grote, 1877
  • Botis monulalis Hulst, 1886

The length of the forewings is 12.5–16.5 mm.[3] Adults have been recorded on wing from March to August, with most records from July.


  1. ^ "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 2014-07-15.
  2. ^ mothphotographersgroup
  3. ^ Bug Guide