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Species Exelastis pumilio - Hodges#6099.1

Exelastis pumilio - male - female Moth - Exelastis pumilio - male - female Moth - Exelastis pumilio - male Moth - Exelastis pumilio - female Exelastis pumilio - male - female Exelastis pumilio Exelastis pumilio moths - Exelastis pumilio - male - female
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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
Tribe Platyptiliini
Genus Exelastis
Species pumilio (Exelastis pumilio - Hodges#6099.1)
Hodges Number
6099.1
Food
Larvae feed on several legumes, especially Desmodium (beggarweeds). [Comment by Deborah Matthews]