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Altha adala

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Altha adala is a moth of the family Limacodidae first described by Moore in 1859.[1] It is found in Sri Lanka,[2] India, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Java, Bali, Borneo, and Sumatra.

Forewings with dull orange shade with a central dark brown dot. The caterpillar has a greenish-white body which is ovate and without tubercles.[3]

Larval food plants include Annona, Bauhinia, Coffea, Mangifera, Eugenia, Rosa, Psidium guajava and Mangifera indica.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ "Species Details: Altha adala Moore, 1859". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  2. ^ Koçak, Ahmet Ömer; Kemal, Muhabbet (20 February 2012). "Preliminary list of the Lepidoptera of Sri Lanka". Cesa News. Centre for Entomological Studies Ankara (79): 1–57. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Altha adala Moore". Moths of Borneo. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  4. ^ "HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants". The Natural History Museum. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  5. ^ "HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants". The Natural History Museum. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
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Altha adala: Brief Summary

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Altha adala is a moth of the family Limacodidae first described by Moore in 1859. It is found in Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Java, Bali, Borneo, and Sumatra.

Forewings with dull orange shade with a central dark brown dot. The caterpillar has a greenish-white body which is ovate and without tubercles.

Larval food plants include Annona, Bauhinia, Coffea, Mangifera, Eugenia, Rosa, Psidium guajava and Mangifera indica.

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