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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Superfamily Hepialoidea - Ghost Moths

Moth- what kind? - Sthenopis pretiosus Ghost Moth sp? - Sthenopis pretiosus 0031 Conifer Swift Moth 5 - Korscheltellus gracilis Ghostly Surprise - Sthenopis argenteomaculatus Sthenopis auratus – Gold-spotted Ghost Moth, Hancock NY - Sthenopis pretiosus moth - Sthenopis purpurascens Sthenopis pretiosus
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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)
Remarks
One of the most successful of the homoneuran and more primitive lineages in terms of diversity. (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.