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Insects/Bugs/Bees/Butterflies - Bristle-legged Moths - Schreckensteinia erythriella
Class:Insecta Order:Lepidoptera Family:Schreckensteiniidae Genus:Schreckensteinia

Bristle-legged Moths, Schreckensteinia erythriella. There is only one genus, Schreckensteinia, and 3 species of bristle-legged moths in North America. These moths have legs with long bristles that look like little branches or thorns. Photographed in mid-September.

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