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Neogalea sunia (lantana stick caterpillar)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Catabena Moth (Neogalea sunia) is a moth of the family Noctuidae, and the only species in the Neogalea genus. It is found from the southern United States, through the Caribbean (including Guadeloupe and Martinique) to Argentina. Furthermore, it has been introduced in Australia, on Norfolk Island in 1962. Since that time it has increased its range and is now common in Queensland and northern New South Wales.
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Prey / Diet

Asparagus officinalis (garden asparagus)[1]
Gossypium barbadense (Creole cotton)[1]
Gossypium hirsutum (upland cotton)[1]
Lantana camara (lantana)[1]
Nicotiana tabacum (cultivated tobacco)[1]
Olea europaea (olive)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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