Rahul Sharma

Capusa cuculloides

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Geometridae
Scientific name  Capusa cuculloides
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Genus  Capusa
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Capusa cuculloides is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is known from Australia.

Adults have pale grey wings with dark veins. It folds its wings along its back when at rest.

The larvae feed on the foiliage of Eucalyptus species. Young larvae are green with a dark brown dorsal line on the thorax, dark brown dashes on the abdomen, and white spiracles with red outlines. Later instars are reddish.

References

Capusa cuculloides Wikipedia


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