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Spotted Beet Webworm Moth - (Hymenia perspectalis)

The Spotted Beet Webworm Moth showcases a brilliant pattern useful for camouflaging itself against predators.

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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Hymenia
Species: perspectalis
The Spotted Beet Webworm Moth is typically 0.6 inches to 0.8 inches (16mm to 22mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: brown; white; tan; ivory; stripes; striped; black.

This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; British Columbia; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Mexico.

*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Spotted Beet Webworm Moth. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)

The map below showcases (in red) the states and territories of North America where the Spotted Beet Webworm Moth may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America
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