Harman Patil

Adaina ipomoeae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Pterophoridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Adaina
Adaina ipomoeae

Adaina ipomoeae is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is found in Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, and Florida.

Description

The wingspan is 11–13 millimetres (0.43–0.51 in). The forewings are pale ochreous and the markings are dark brown. The hindwings and fringes are pale ochreous. Adults are on wing in January, August and October.

The larvae feed on Ipomoea tiliacea and Merremia umbellata.

References

Adaina ipomoeae Wikipedia


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