Schacontia chanesalis

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Schacontia chanesalis male
Taxonavigation: Pyraloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Eulepidoptera
Sectio: Ditrysia
Subsectio: Apoditrysia
Clade: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Pyraloidea

Familia: Crambidae
Subfamilia: Glaphyriinae
Genus: Schacontia
Species: Schacontia chanesalis


Schacontia chanesalis (Druce, 1899)

Type locality: Guatemala, Champion, El Tumbador.

Holotype: BMNH. female.


  • Pionea chanesalis: original combination
  • Schacontia replica Dyar, 1914 (synonymized by Goldstein et al. 2013: 45).
  • Schacontia pfeifferi Amsel, 1956 (synonymized by Goldstein et al. 2013: 45)

Selected references[edit]

  • Goldstein, P.Z. ; M.A. Metz & M.A. Solis, 2013: Phylogenetic systematics of Schacontia Dyar with descriptions of eight new species (Lepidoptera, Crambidae). Zookeys 291: 27–81. Abstract and full article: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.291.3744.
  • Solis, M.A. 2009: Transfer of All Western Hemisphere Cybalomiinae to Other Subfamilies (Crambidae: Pyraloidea: Lepidoptera): Elusia Schaus, Dichochroma Forbes, Schacontia Dyar, Cybalomia extorris Warren, and C. lojanalis (Dognin). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 111 (2): 493–504. Abstract: [1].