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Species Opogona sacchari - Banana Moth - Hodges#0432.1

Moth IMG_1023 - Opogona sacchari
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Hieroxestinae
Genus Opogona
Species sacchari (Banana Moth - Hodges#0432.1)
Hodges Number
0432.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Opogona sacchari (Bojer, 1856)
Food
A wide range of fruits, including banana.
Remarks
Introduced. Originally from Africa.