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Species Sphenarches anisodactylus - Fire-flag Plume Moth - Hodges#6090.1

Sphenarches anisodactylus Sphenarches anisodactylus - Hodges#6090.1 - Sphenarches anisodactylus Sphenarches anisodactylus Sphenarches anisodactylus Sphenarches anisodactylus - Hodges#6090. - Sphenarches anisodactylus Sphenarches anisodactylus Sphenarches anisodactylus? - Sphenarches anisodactylus Grape Plume Moth? - Sphenarches anisodactylus
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae (Five-lobed Plume Moths)
Tribe Oxyptilini
Genus Sphenarches
Species anisodactylus (Fire-flag Plume Moth - Hodges#6090.1)
Hodges Number
6090.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sphenarches anisodactylus (Walker, 1864)
Identification
See identification key for Oxyptilini.
Food
The most common host plant in South Florida is alligator flag, Thalia geniculata. The larvae feed on the flowers. [comment by Deborah Matthews]
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