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Subject:  Moth type
Geographic location of the bug:  South africa
Date: 01/23/2018
Time: 03:48 PM ED
Your letter to the bugman:  Please help me to indentify this moth. Have never seing something like it.
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Crambid Snout Moth

Your moth looks so similar to a North American Erythrina Borer that we surmised it must be related, and when we did a search on the genus, we found Terastia subjectalis on African Moths and we found Terastia africana on African Moths as well.  The latter species is reported from “Cameroon, DRCongo, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe.”

Crambid Snout Moth

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: South Africa

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