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Anacamptodes fragilaria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Scientific name  Anacamptodes fragilaria
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Boarmiini
Rank  Species
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Anacamptodes fragilaria is a species of moth in the family Geometridae. It is found in Hawaii (Kauaʻi, Niʻihau, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Maui and Hawaiʻi) as well as California, where it is native. Common names include Kiawe Moth, Koa Haole Looper and Citrus Looper.

There are five generation per year.

The larvae are a pest on citrus species. Recorded hosts are Acacia farnesiana, Amaranthus, Antigonon leptopus, Bauhinia monandra, Calliandra haematomma, Cassia grandis, Cassia javanica × Cassia fistula, Cordia subcordata, Delonix regia, Desmanthus virgatus, Hibiscus, Justicia betonica, Leucaena glauca, Litchi chinensis, Macadamia ternifolia, Malvastrum tricuspidatum, Merremia tuberosa, Momordica balsamina, Nicotiana glauca, Ocimum basilicum, Passiflora foetida, Pithecellobium dulce, Portulaca oleracea, Prosopis chilensis, Psidium cattleianum, Rosa, Samanea saman, Santalum album, Schinus molle, Schinus terebinthifolius, Sida, Spathodea campanulata, Tectona grandis and Terminalia catappa.

References

Anacamptodes fragilaria Wikipedia


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