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Species Crambidia casta - Pearly-winged Lichen Moth - Hodges#8051

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Lithosiina
Genus Crambidia
Species casta (Pearly-winged Lichen Moth - Hodges#8051)
Hodges Number
8051
Habitat
Dry, open woodlands, especially jack pine and montane forests. Also found in prairie riparian woods.
Food
Lichens