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Species Stegasta bosqueella - Red-necked Peanutworm Moth - Hodges#2209

Red-necked Peanutworm Moth - Hodges #2209 - Stegasta bosqueella 2209 Red-necked Peanutworm Moth - Stegasta bosqueella peanut worm - Stegasta bosqueella Hodges #2209 - Red-necked Peanutworm Moth - Stegasta bosqueella Hodges #2209 - Red-necked Peanutworm Moth - Stegasta bosqueella small moth - Stegasta bosqueella Stegasta bosqueella Stegasta bosqueella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Stegasta
Species bosqueella (Red-necked Peanutworm Moth - Hodges#2209)
Hodges Number
2209
Explanation of Names
Stegasta bosqueella (Chambers, 1875)
Numbers
two spp. north of Mex.
Range
e. US to AZ, except New England - Map (MPG & BG data)
See Also
Stegasta capitella which has a white head

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Some Ethmia species have similar black and white markings.
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