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Species Neogalea sunia - Lantana Stick Moth - Hodges#10032

moth egg - Neogalea sunia Third or fourth instar - Neogalea sunia Caterpillar - Neogalea sunia 10032 – Lantana Stick Moth - Neogalea sunia Stick caterpillar  - Neogalea sunia moth - Neogalea sunia Noctuidae? - Neogalea sunia Neogalea sunia
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Oncocnemidinae
Genus Neogalea
Species sunia (Lantana Stick Moth - Hodges#10032)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neogalea sunia (Guenée, 1852)
Xylopmyges sunia Guenée, 1852
syn: Neogalea esula [10032] (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931770
One species of Neogalea listed for America north of Mexico.(1)
Wingspan is about 33 mm. (2)
Southern United States to Argentina.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some collection dates.
Larvae feed on Lantana leaves and adults feed on flowers.
See Also
Catabenoides vitrina males are similar but lack the white discal spot.