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Species Sthenopis thule - Willow Ghost Moth - Hodges#0021

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Hepialoidea (Ghost Moths)
Family Hepialidae (Ghost Moths)
Genus Sthenopis
Species thule (Willow Ghost Moth - Hodges#0021)
Hodges Number
0021
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sthenopis thule (Strecker, 1875)
Hepialus thule Strecker, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence #000550
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet indicates its boreal range
Food
The food plant for this species is Salix. They bore in the roots of their host plant. (2)
Life Cycle
Life cycle probably takes two years to complete. (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults (1)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (3)
Wikipedia - brief description (2)