Samiksha Jaiswal

Achaea trapezoides

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Lepidoptera
Family  Erebidae
Scientific name  Achaea trapezoides
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Genus  Achaea
Higher classification  Achaea
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Similar  Butterflies and moths, Achaea catella, Achaea lienardi, Noctuidae, Polydesma umbricola

Achaea trapezoides is a species of moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in Africa, including South Africa and Réunion.

Guenée described this species with a wingspan of 52 mm.

Their caterpillars feed on Euphorbiaceae, Acalpha sp and Ricinus communis. They have also been observed on roses

References

Achaea trapezoides Wikipedia


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