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Species Adoneta spinuloides - Purple-crested Slug Moth - Hodges#4685

Purple-crested Slug Moth - Adoneta spinuloides Moth 3 - Adoneta spinuloides Purple-crested Slug Moth - Hodges#4685 - Adoneta spinuloides Unknown moth - Adoneta spinuloides purple-crested slug moth - Adoneta spinuloides Purple-crested slug moth - Adoneta spinuloides Purple-crested Slug Moth - Adoneta spinuloides Small Reddish-brown Moth - Adoneta spinuloides
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Adoneta
Species spinuloides (Purple-crested Slug Moth - Hodges#4685)
Hodges Number
4685
Size
17 mm wingspan
Print References
Covell, p.410, plate 55#15 (1)
Wagner p.47, (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of larvae, living and pinned adults.
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.
2.Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2005. Princeton University Press.