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Species Geina periscelidactylus - Grape Plume Moth - Hodges#6091

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae
Tribe Platyptiliini
Genus Geina
Species periscelidactylus (Grape Plume Moth - Hodges#6091)
Hodges Number
6091
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pterophorus periscelidactylus
Numbers
one of four species for North America
Size
wingspan approximately 16 mm
Season
adults seen June-July
Food
larvae feed on grape and Virgina creeper
Life Cycle
Life cycle images:
Mated pair, larva, pupa, adult
Remarks
considered a pest of grape
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photographs of living and pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photograph of pinned adult and related species for comparison.
barcodinglife.org (BOLD) - photograph of pinned adults, collection records.