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Species Neogalea sunia - Lantana Stick Moth - Hodges#10032

Neogalea sunia moth egg - Neogalea sunia Fourth instar - Neogalea sunia Fourth instar - Neogalea sunia Lantana Stick Moth Cat - Neogalea sunia  #10032 - Neogalea sunia? - Neogalea sunia Lantana Stick Moth - Neogalea sunia Lantana Stick Moth - Neogalea sunia
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Oncocnemidinae
Genus Neogalea
Species sunia (Lantana Stick Moth - Hodges#10032)
Hodges Number
10032
Other Common Names
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neogalea sunia (Guenée, 1852)
Xylopmyges sunia Guenée, 1852
syn: Neogalea esula [10032] (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931770
Numbers
One species of Neogalea listed for America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Wingspan is about 33 mm. (2)
Range
Southern United States to Argentina.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some collection dates.
Food
Larvae feed on Lantana leaves and adults feed on flowers.
See Also
Catabenoides vitrina males are similar but lack the white discal spot.