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Species Salbia haemorrhoidalis - Lantana Leaftier Moth - Hodges#5287

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Pyraustinae
Tribe Spilomelini
Genus Salbia
Species haemorrhoidalis (Lantana Leaftier Moth - Hodges#5287)
Hodges Number
5287
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Salbia haemorrhoidalis (Guenée 1854)
Food
Adults feed on Lantana and lay eggs on the undersides of leaves. Larvae feed within folded leaves, which they fasten together with silk.
Life Cycle
• Pupation occurs in cocoons spun in leaf litter under the plant.
• Development from egg to adult takes 5–6 weeks.
• Adults live for about two weeks.
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