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Genus Agriphila

5403 – Agriphila vulgivagellus – Vagabond Crambus Moth - Agriphila vulgivagellus Lesser Vagabond Sod Webworm - Agriphila ruricolellus Crambid Snout Moth? - Agriphila attenuatus Moth: Agriphila vulgivagella - Agriphila vulgivagellus Agriphila ruricolellus (Lesser  Vagabond Sod Webworm) - Agriphila ruricolellus Crambine Snout Moth - Agriphila yet another moth - Agriphila vulgivagellus Lesser Vagabond Sod Webworm - Agriphila ruricolellus
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Crambini (Grass-Veneers)
Genus Agriphila
Other Common Names
Feather Duster Moth (Robin McLeod), Vagabond Crambus, Sod Webworm (various species)
Numbers
10 species occur in America north of Mexico. (1)
Habitat
Cultivated land, fields, etc.
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on grasses.
Print References
Brimley, p. 298--Crambus (2)
Covell, p. 403 (3)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 182. (4)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.
3.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.
4.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.