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Planthopper Parasite Moth (Fulgoraecia exigua)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Epipyropidae
Genus: Fulgoraecia
Species: exigua

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Glouster, Ohio

By DiOhio
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By DiOhio

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Member Notes:

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Positive DiOhio On Jan 26, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:

This is a tiny moth that ranges from common to uncommon.

Host: Larva sucks body fluids from various planthoppers.......hence the name of Planthopper Parasite.

Timer: 5.92 jiffies (0.059165000915527).


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